Matthew is a good runner; Olympic caliber, if you ask him.
He ran in the Regional Cross Country meet today and gave me a visual lesson. I cleared one hour in the middle of the day to watch and cheer. He lined up with over one hundred and fifty other 10 year-old boys. The starter’s pistol sounded and he jumped out to the front of the pack, carrying a top ten into the woods. I walked over to the finish line with the rest of the parents, anxiously watching and waiting for him to emerge form the forest.
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