Monday, October 25, 2010

Monster Triathlon

About three months ago, R came home and announced that he was going to train for a triathlon - I wasn't really sure where it came from, but was excited for him to work toward a goal. Fast forward to Saturday, and we were all up EARLY for the Monster Triathlon in our hometown. People travel quite a long distance to enter triathlons, so we're really lucky to have several so close to home! None of us were sure what to expect, but it was a great day! We got to watch him swim, leave and return on his bike, and run across the finish line! R was a little nervous about completing all three events, but he finished ten minutes earlier than his goal - I was so excited and proud for him! We had a lot of fun cheering and people watching, and look forward to the next event in March :)

waiting to swim

indoor swim (he's second to the top)

headed from the swim to bike

coming in from the bike

waiting at the finish line

an official triathlete

Ryan's friend, Andy, who got him interested in training

proud daughter

all the fun he could handle


Melodie said...

so glad you sent me this. :) love those spider shirts for the kids. you are a pro! not sure that i have the talent. i could probably dream up some cute ideas, but actually doing them decently is a different story.

Julie said...

So proud of Ryan! That's awesome!