Sunday, March 29, 2015
The flyer came home in the boys' backpacks from school. Sign-ups for Special Olympics Track & Field. We asked Xander if he wanted to run track, and he said "Yes, Xander track!"
And so we've started our next adventure. Every Sunday afternoon we practice at one of the local high school tracks. We exercise and warm-up, then we break into our individual events. Xander started off with the 50m and 100m dash, but eventually switched it up to do the 100m dash and the softball throw. As one of the younger athletes, he's only allowed two events right now.
So we started on a cold, windy day in late March. And we're off and running ...