Nashville Rock and Roll Marathon
April 30, 2011
A Dream Come True
Racing with my biggest boy.
This mama's heart is so happy!!
But what I love most of all about competing is the sincrere friendliness of the other runners and spectators. It doesn't matter how fast you are, how slow you are, if you are an elite runner or a power walker. Everyone is so nice, so friendly, and we're all out there for different reasons, some raise money for non profits, others are trying to qualify for other races, others are walking/running in memory of loved ones and the one reason we are all out there...because we love it.
My boy beat me by almost an hour. But, I did better than I had planned by 4 minutes! And, I even saw a girlfriend along the way at mile 10 and stopped and hugged her. Sherri says I get to deduct a minute from my time for stopping and saying hello!
It was great having quality time with my big boy. We toured the Winstead Hill, and the
Carter and Lotz Houses in Franklin, TN and got a crash course on the Battle of Franklin. Enjoyed Cracker Barrel, and fellowshipped together.
I love the man-child of mine. Thank you Jesus for blessing me by lettimg me be his mama.