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Monday, April 28, 2008

Ian at the Mayor's Cup 5K

Recently, the City of Tuscaloosa sponsored the "Mayor's Cup 5K Race." Marysia ran and had a very good race -- third overall woman and a time that almost beat her personal best. Plus, as this photo shows, she was this close to edging out the mayor, Walt Maddox. He's the young guy in black. She's a couple of runners behind him, in blue.

Ian and I were there, too, urging Marysia on. A Tuscaloosa News photographer caught him. He didn't make the print edition, but the online slideshow features him. The caption reads:
04-26-08 -- Tuscaloosa, Ala -- Ian Butler, 4, waits with his father, not pictured, in the rain as his mother runs in the Mayor's Cup 5K race in downtown Tuscaloosa Saturday, April 26, 2008. (Dusty Compton / Tuscaloosa News)

So, I'm the only one in our family who is "not pictured"! Well, at least my legs made the cut.

(Please note the Brown crest on the umbrella. In deo speramus, man! Ian is also wearing a "Bama" t-shirt so he's also representing for UA.)