Erich Timkar
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  • Lawrence, KS
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Too Young to Run?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bo Holloway Sep 20, 2011. 7 Replies

I've been running seriously for two years and have gotten the whole family into the act.  My wife caught the bug and I think my eight year old daughter has caught it too. Last night she, my daughter,…Continue

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How many years have you been running?
What is your goal race for the year?
Waddell & Reed Marathon
What is your greatest running accomplishment?
Last Year's Waddell & Reed 1/2 Marathon or running at all
What is your "ultimate dream" running goal?
Running beyond 26 miles

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My Five Year Old's First 5K/A Running Family

Posted on December 10, 2011 at 12:30pm 2 Comments

Several months ago I posted about whether my nine year old was ready to run.  I'm proud to say she completed her first timed 5K in September.

I'm also very proud to say my five year old completed his first 5K at Thanksgiving.  Did he run without stopping?  Nope.  Has he mastered his running form?  Nope.  And it doesn't matter at all. Man, he ran.  Ran the whole thing and worked really hard.  He was unstoppable.  Actually I did insist that we walk 25 yards in the middle and we…


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