Completing the course
September 7, 2018
What in the world would make an otherwise intelligent (and handsome) man in his mid-50s drive more than five hours to watch an event that lasted less than 15 minutes? You may have guessed it. There was a grandchild involved! And, judging from the number of other grandfatherly looking guys in attendance, it must have been the right thing to do. This particular event featured a vast array of elementary-aged kids, including several first graders (some who came from even farther away than Becky and me for the chance to run through the puddles in the park).
Mind you, some of these “athletes”...