2018 LEGO Family 5K Road Race & Children’s Fun Run

It had been three years since we last did the LEGO Family 5K Road Race & Children’s Fun Run. This is a popular event and we got shut out at least once when we missed registration.

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The folks at LEGO Systems, Inc. in Enfield put on a good show and raise money for local children’s charities. The entry fee is $45, but you get bang for your buck and get to run with 600+ people in the 5K and hang out with several hundred more kids and family members.

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Yesterday, I ran this fast, flat 5K loop for the first time. I’ve always watched. Debbie and Shepard have done it before, but yesterday, all four of us did it, including Dahlia. I jogged with Dahlia, Shepard ran easy (he had a XC meet on Friday and a CX race today), and Debbie pushed.

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That earned her first place in her 40-49 age group because they don’t double dip and she was the second 40-year-old woman across the line. We got to spend time with the Lezon and Schulz families and saw many other folks that we know from the local running community.

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We got some cool LEGO too!

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