Saturday was the Tri For Kids. It is a triathlon for children that takes place in Rome, Georgia. They have a special division just for children that they referred to as physically challenged. Last year was the first year my children participated in it. My children take part and are sponsored by, the clinic my children have therapy at, Advance For Kids. Antonio and William were to old to participate but Carolyn, Zeke and Elizabeth participated last year.
This year it was supposed to be very hot on the day of the race. Antonio gets violently sick when he gets to warm. So this year I stayed home with Antonio and Carolyn. I let them do a few fun things at home while Tim and William took Zeke and Elizabeth to the triathlon.
When they got there they were marked with a number on their arm with a sharpie and had to wear a corresponding numbered ankle chip that times them from start to finish.
Then a safety and bike check.
The first part was swimming.
The second part was biking. Elizabeth was so happy to have her own bike this year.
The last part was running. That is the hardest part for Elizabeth because of her heart.
This year Tim stayed for the awards ceremony.
May God give you the strength and endurance to run the race He has set before you!
Hebrews 12:1 Wherefore
seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses,
let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset
us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,