The Autism 5k – Gabe’s First Run

My trip to Virginia actually had a purpose, and that was to run a 5K with my nephew Gabriel – his very FIRST 5K.  I was so proud that he wanted me to run with him – and I was even more proud when, right out of the gate, I whispered to him to follow those people – pointing at the leaders – and watched him take off…

And take off he did – he completed the 5K in a little over 20 minutes – and that’s impressive for his first one.  I’d love it if he came down here for a few weeks so we could run a few more together.  I’m just so ecstatic that he loves running – it’s so very healthy and so rewarding.  5K’s also benefit organizations – in this case Autism awareness – so it’s doubly beneficial!

Here we are – running and posing away!




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