Saturday, June 1, 2013

Twenty Crazy Days

May 2013 will go down in our family history as the craziest, most exciting month of milestones. We have two children, and that was almost more than we could handle! Ready?!

 Our oldest received academic and athletic scholarships and signed his college Letter of Intent
to run cross country and track (he will enter as a History major!)

Our youngest raced in his grade school sectional track meet, 
but unfortunately did not qualify for the Illinois state meet.

 Five days later, our oldest led off his 4x800m relay team at the high school track sectional.
They won, qualified for state, and for a few days, held the fastest time in Illinois.

 Two days later, he graduated from high school.

And the very next day, our youngest turned 14. Happy Birthday!

At the Illinois High School Association state track meet, our youngest entered the 
open races in the evening where anyone can participate. He ran a 4:59 mile,
which is amazing for his age and by far his best time ever!

The main event at the Illinois state track meet was our oldest's 4x800m relay.
They qualified in first place in Friday's preliminary heats, but after a rough
final race, they earned 5th place. They finish ranked #28 in the US. 

 And finally...this past Tuesday, our youngest graduated from junior high school!

Eight milestones in 20 days. WHEW! Are you as tired as I am?

© 2013 Sally Knudsen