Saturday, October 31, 2009

Running like the wind

On Tuesday, Westbury PS held their annual running carnival. It was a really warm day and everyone was out with their hats and sunscreen. Yay surely summer is just around the corner.

The girls did really well. Sarra got 5 firsts and 1 second and Hallie got 2 firsts and 1 third.

They remind me of me when I was young. Short legs (I still have) but once they started pumping, I ran like the wind and would win all my races, even in Little Athletics and against other schools. I don't know what happened but for a glimpse of time, I was a really fast sprinter. I would probably pull a hammy now if I tried to sprint.

Hallie was not impressed with this race. She forgot her teddy so was loaned this pink frilly thing which I know she would have thought was too girly. I don't think she owns anything pink.

Simon and Hallie going in the parent-child 3-legged race.

Sarra and Naomi winning their 3-legged race.

The legendary sack race. I missed Sarra's 100m, 200m and 800m because Jonty was at swimming but she did well to win all of them.

Obviously I look very interested in the races here. I was probably texting you Lisa!

Hallie won the bat and ball race by about 20m. She just has this uncanny knack for speed and agility mixed with balance and coordination. (this is the child who taught herself to ride a bike without training wheels in half and hour).


Makayla said...

Two blogs in two days, i nearly fell over Simone!!! ;)
Well done Sarra and Hallie!!
I cant run- i used to always come last in carnivals!!

Makayla said...

P.S. I HAVE blogged like 3 times but for some reason they wont appear on anyones blogrolls ;)

Anonymous said...

Upcoming Olympians!!!
You always make me laugh Simone.
Love Lorraine.

The Kings said...

ha ha - good to see you had your priorities right and were texting! :) Go girls - they did a great job!

The Parsons Family said...

go girlies! you both did so well.

Nettie's Blog said...

Great Job Sarra and Hallie.... the competitive edge must come from you both...all those ribbons ...what will you do with them????

Collette said...

How come you guys got all the 'sporty' talent...i mean i didn't even walk till i was 16 months!! HAHAHAHAHA
...Go Triffitts! Wonder how they'd go in launny against the big guns!

Collette said...

p.s if you are on holidays and checking this simone GET OFF!! haha you have better things to go to the gym? come on!!

Jury Family said...

I Love all those blue ribbons! You have some little stars there!

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