>> Monday, October 07, 2013
Henry did 6 races "inside" of Mama (TC Marathon, Winter Carnival Half Marathon, Polar Dash 10K, Get Lucky 7K, TC 1 Mile, and the Grand Ole Day 5K), and he did 3 races with me (Lake Johanna 4 Mile, Fast Before the Feast 10K, and another running of the Lake Johanna 4 Mile).
But Saturday was his FIRST RACE BY HIMSELF. Kinda.
Saturday was a damp day:
Pharmie and Henry walking along the TC 10K course.
The Cathedral in the distance.
Grandma and Henry's cousin Evie enjoying breakfast at the New Louisiana Cafe.
Henry happy with his treats from Grandma!
We were wrong. Oh so wrong.
Pharmie pinned on Henry's number:
Evie and Henry ready to race!
Pre-race with Grandma.
Still a pretty tight race!
Taking the lead nearing the finish (on the far right)!
LOOK AT THAT FORM!
LOOK AT THAT STRIDE!!
Henry was up next. Here's a shot that a friend got from the finish line looking at the start of his heat:
Close-up of the last photo. Henry's already starting his meltdown.
Henry's literally the last one in his heat. Everyone else had finished by the time I took this photo.
Annie and Evie jumped the fence to run with Henry thinking that would help. It didn't.
"Uppie, uppie, uppie, uppie!"
Nope. I'm just gonna sit down right here.
Nope. Sitting down again.
Mama giving in and carrying Henry the rest of the way.
Henry getting his medal even though Mama did the vast majority of the work.
The 3 of us post-race.
He passed out pretty quick post-race (still wearing his medal). Too much stimulation all morning.