A 5k with my daughter

This past Saturday, I ran a 5k with my 8-year-old daughter, Aspen. It was such an amazing experience that I can’t wait to do, again. I learned so much from those 31 minutes (which is flying for a tiny, 3’6″, (maybe) 4o lb little girl).  She inspired me in so many ways.

The two of us right before. 8 is great! She's 8 year's old; I'm 8 months prego!

The two of us right before. 8 is great! She’s 8 year’s old; I’m 8 months prego!


Aspen after having run the entire 5k (without walking or stopping) in 31 minutes! Those little legs can move!

Here are two articles I wrote that were all about this 5k … yeah, it was that awesome, that I got two whole articles out of it! Crazy!

Lessons learned on a run with my daughter (Spectrum article)

5k changed my relationship with my daughter (Des News)


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6 Responses to A 5k with my daughter

    • runariran says:

      Thanks! We kinda’ like her. I’m excited to see how she does as she gets older. Hopefully she can keep the spark going :).

  1. Dominick S. says:

    Awesome, way to foster that strong will, it can’t be taught! What a great experience, it’s always awesome to read your posts about an active family.

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