Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Tulip Trot


Saturday, our family had to divide and conquer. Two of the kiddos went with me to a sheep clinic. The rest of the family participated in a local 5k race in Woodland. This was the first time we (yes, I say 'we' loosely, since 3 of us weren't there, and I cannot run that far at this point!) ran this race - but I understand the runners would like it to be an annual event!

These were our youngest participants - Megan Joy, Zachary, and Madeline Hope!




Here are our runners! We had two family friends join us - on the far left Micah (who came in 3rd over all) and Lauren is in front of him. Our Coderunner team included Joshua, Gregg, Benjamin (back row); Grace,Sarah (middle row); and Madeline, Megan, and Zachary.


And the Coderunner finishers in order of appearance........




Isn't she smiling too much to have just run 3.1 miles?
 I guess finishing before Daddy and Maddie can be rather inspiring!


 Emily - the photographer - came home with several beautiful lily bulbs to plant! We will hopefully get those in the ground and show you pictures at the end of the summer!


6 comments:

  1. So exciting to see these delightful photos of your runners! Great job by all!

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  2. Your family amazes me! What a joy to know you and to get to know you more through your blog. :) Rejoicing in the blessings of family togetherness,

    Lisa :)

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  3. Well done to you all. Love the photo of the tulips. Our spring bulbs are so far behind this year that there is no sign of the tulips yet :(

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  4. Wow, I am amazed at all of your runners; especially the little ones; that is wonderful. Its great that they all do it together. My son Luke would love that... he is the runner of the family. Love the tulips.

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  5. It's so neat to see your children running like that! My oldest son Josiah is running a 5K this coming Saturday to benefit our local pregnancy center. Someday I would love to join him in a 5K, but I'm going to have to do some serious preparation beforehand so I can work up to that!! :)

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