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Family Fitness Affair

What do you do when you sign up for an 8km run then have a hamstring 'issue' and can't run it? You volunteer with the race of course. Above is my son and husband loving every minute of the 8:30am start in the rain/snow on Feb 1st, 2009. I was there volunteering also but managed to dodge the camera.
My son having a great time using the STOP and SLOW sign.

My SUPER FAST sister-in-law finishing strong!

My brother finishing his FIRST 8km run!


Shannon said…
I love "the family affair," my kids love to get involve too. My son (10) will run his first 8k in March.
BEADLE said…
Thanks for taking all those photos Erin :)

Jeremy Hopwood said…
Thanks for volunteering at this race. Was cold enough running it let alone standing still

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