Tires pumped. Check. Helmet adjusted. Check. Weather forecast? Not so good. But it ended up being a beautiful sunny day for the annual biathlon. My fourth grader didn't need rain gear after all.
The 4th through 8th graders and adult helpers biked 8 miles and ran or walked 1 1/2 miles. Maybe next year they can cross the river and make it a triathlon like originally planned.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, Hebrews 12:1 ESV