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Lu's Log

My daughter Natalie is my guest blogger.  This is her account of the 5k we ran together today


I just ran my SEVENTH 5k! Before the race, I got my hair sprayed with neon pink and green and orange.I got face paint on my cheeks.It says, “I <3 GOTR”.That means Girls on the Run.I didn’t practice with Girls on the Run this year, but my mom and I wanted to do it for ‘Lu Monday’. Lu Monday is when my mom and I spend time together.Usually it is on a Monday, but we both made an exception.
During the race, Mom wanted to start near the front.I wanted to see what I could do without her, so I started near the back.I didn’t want to get run over and I didn’t want Mom’s help.
For the first mile, I mostly ran, but I eventually got a cramp and started walking.During the second mile, once I saw the water, I took a sip and walked a little so I wouldn’t get another cramp.Then I RAN!Mom met me on the third mile.She brought me a water bottle.We giggled.
Once I heard the crowd coming nearer and nearer, I s…