Thursday, April 23, 2015

Lake Annecy Half Marathon

This past weekend we went to Annecy, France for Kevin's first half marathon.  He ran it with four of our friends, and they all killed it!  I was so incredibly proud of everyone especially Kev.  Just picturing him running to the finish line is getting me all teary eyed (must be the pregnancy hormones -- I am due in 2 weeks after all).  Seriously though, it was such an extraordinary achievement not only because, duh, it's a 21 kilometer race, but also because it so beautifully illustrates his determination and strength in his recovery.  To think that 5 months ago he was retraining his brain how to stand, and now he's running half marathons.  Pretty amazing if you ask me.  He finished in 1 hour 52min and I couldn't be prouder. 
Where We Stayed
We stayed in an awesome house on the lake.  Click here for the link.

Before the race on the lake house deck.

The fans - me and Jenny.


Walk Around Annecy
Picking up their numbers.
Posing by the marathon poster.




The Race
Kevin jogging to the starting line.
Doug & Corrie at the start
Kevin at the start (he's in the long sleeve blue shirt)
Coming in first for the group -- Corrie
Doug coming in for 2nd
Andrea finished 3rd of the group, but we missed her photo :(.  Kevin came in 4th.

And last, but not least -- Jose!
Jose, Jose, Jose, Jose!

And with that I am FINALLY caught up with all the blog posts.  Yay!  Now Baby girl can be born anytime.  We ready to meet her.  Don't worry Heather, I promise this blog won't turn into a boring baby blog.  It'll still be about our travels, but with a new addition in the pics.  In fact we already have baby's first flight booked for our friends' wedding in Vienna.  If she's born on time she'll be 5 weeks old.  Are we crazy?  We shall find out.

















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