Tomorrow morning is Rylee’s first race. Well, that’s not exactly true. I ran a marathon when I was two weeks pregnant with her apparently, so I guess technically she already crossed one finish line, but I digress.
This afternoon she picked up her race packet at Rogue Running. She’s still just a teensy bit nervous about swimming. I believe her precise question to me before tucking her in was, “Mommy, if I sink to the bottom of the pool and they have to take me to the hospital will I still get a medal?” Oh, sweetie!
Other than that whole fear of drowning thing she was pretty excited. Here are the girls handing out race packets at Rogue Running.
And I was a little excited too. Why? (Beyond excitement for my kid?) Check out the back of the T-shirt…
Pretty cool, huh? Well, I better get to bed. Tomorrow is the big day and we need to get there early.
If you are in the Austin area and wanted to check out the Splash-n-Dash, here is the link to their website: www.torostri.com. Also, they will be having a kids triathlon in June and hope to have another transition clinic prior to the event.
Were your kids ever afraid of swimming? How did they get over it?
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