Saturday, May 9, 2009
Saturday morning run with Betsy and Cole!!!
It was a bit cooler this morning so Betsy and I got out for a 6 mile run this morning around 8am. It was a good run overall, didn't feel great, had to stop a couple times to save three turtles from certain death as they crossed the road, for Betsy to drink a couple times, but overall it was still a decent run. I was of course pushing the stroller and was trying out my new Mizuno shoes! They were ok, they probably still need to be broken in a bit more, but they felt good none-the-less. Anyway, finished with miles in 8:25, 8:29, 8:31, 8;26, 8:23 and then finishing with an 8:09 min mile.
This year, like last year, I will be riding for Mary Payton's Miracle - My friend Steve Kogos from Trigators informed me that his friend Joe's daughter, Mary Payton, was diagnosed a number of years back with Late Infantile Batten Disease. This is a disease with no cure, however, there are special experimental (and extremely expensive) treatments which have shown some significant signs of success! In order to assist with the costly treatments and research, Mary Payton's Miracle was created to raise money to find a cure, hopefully in time to save little Mary Payton as well as the many others affected by this terrible disease!