Race day was extremely WET! There wasn't lightning, but it was a steady rain and I was soaked to the bones by the end of it. My son and I got our goody bags and bibs and huddled under my daughter and husband's umbrellas until we had to go down and get ready for the start. I had already taken our bags back to the car when I realized people had timing chips on their shoes. Total bummer- I hadn't checked the bag out indepthly and they had never used timing chips in the past so I was caught off guard and we didn't have time to run back and put them on, so no official time for us two. We did o.k. the first 0.8 miles, but the rain really put a damper on the run and my sons shoes were soaked and the middle of the race was somewhat slow going. However, he kicked it in at the end and we finished strong- like his mom and dad like to finish :). Following the race my daughter participated in the 100 meter dash and my son and daughter participated in the 400 meter dash. My little girl did awesome. She got third place for her age group in the 400 meter and my son got fourth for his age group, which I thought was great considering he had just finished the 5K with me.
Wish it hadn't rained so much so I could have gotten action shots of these awesome young runners.