Well , we did it ! This is the second race but not the last . This was my first one and I really want to say how good it feels to be part of such a great thing . The support for us running and the support that teamdykeman is getting is unreal . We all go through rough patches in our lives but somehow family and friends always pull together and I have truly witnessed the effect that it can have on me personally and others .
I want to personally thank the Batemans for being so supportive ! I want to Thank Peter for keeping up with this website like he does . I want to thank the following people for supporting me and pushing me to run this race and finish, seeing you guys there with your signs and knowing that you were proud to see us cross that finish line goes beyond what words can describe — Thank you Angel , Dewayne, Kim, Ireland and Sutton, John Voss, Morgan and Alyssa, Aunt Jane and Aunt Anne. Thanks for the support and also thanks to Paul Handley for keeping us laughing. My legs may be shorter than some but next race we will keep up with Paul and Andrew .
A special thanks goes to Julie Bateman, my running partner, we stuck together the whole race and it made a difference to get through . I appreciate you being there and I will run with you anytime any place!!
I want to say a special congrats to Dewayne and Kim for kick starting us off right with the 5k . Talk about getting pumped up , seeing you guys do the first thing was awesome! I am very proud of you guys! Now we have to train even harder!!
Andrew, just thanks for being the driving force for all of this,
you are a good man and a special friend !
Thanks to everyone that has donated and to everyone that has just said encouraging words , we need it !!