Run for Fun

A few nights ago, my family went to the beach for an evening picnic.  It was a cool, overcast evening, so the kids didn’t last long in the water.  That’s okay….they were excited to challenge Mom and Dad to some running races.

I must admit, this is one of our family’s favorite beach activities.  Give us an uncrowded stretch of sand, and we can run around for quite a while.

What?  This doesn’t sound like fun to you?

Trust me.  It was.

Ready….set….go!

 

 

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Even the stowaway was undaunted by her competition:

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Touching the turnaround spot:

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The Bear, running a time trial:

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Racing Dad:

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The Monkey always smiles like this while he runs:

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Racing Mom:

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There’s no “letting kids win” in our house:

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Now you go Run for Fun, too!

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2 responses to “Run for Fun

  1. So this is what families of fitness professionals do after dinner. I grew up in a family of engineers and our after dinner game of the square root game was equally competitive but not quite so active. 😉

  2. Ha! My boys– good little future enginerds– would love the square root game as much as they love running.

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