That MOON People...
This my friends is what it looks like a ZeroEarlyDark:Thirty....on a Saturday Morning.
Yep it's race morning, with today's event being near & dear to my heart.
The 2nd Annual RUN BABY RUN 5K to support NICU/Snow Bunny Project babies. My 2 older G'daughters were NICU babies, 7 weeks early weighing in at 4# & 9 weeks early weighing in at 3.4# The oldest was born in January and of course the Coldest time of the year. She was so little that for the longest time we dressed her in Cabbage Patch clothes because even Preemie size was way to big...Her sister was born 4years later during the Hottest month of the year August. Though smaller, she was mainly in just a diaper with a blanket over her mid-section due to the heat & humidity. They didn't need a lot of NICU care but their size was the biggest concern. Both are now 29 & 25 and other than allergies [her mama's side] they are relatively healthy.
The Snow Bunny Baby Project mission is to supply basic needs to families with babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in 11 hospitals in Kentucky and Ohio. 2023 will be the 9th year of the project supporting NICU babies. 100% of the race proceeds go directly to the purchase of diapers, wipes, baby wash, etc to be donated the week of Christmas every year. A few of the hospitals the project supports are University of Kentucky, St. Joseph Women's Hospital, University of Louisville, University of Cincinnati and St. Elizabeth Edgewood.
Enjoy a few of my favorite photos from this morning....
Sonny & her Hubby are the founders of Snow Bunny Project.
Ringing that Cow Bell!!
They're Happy to see me going & coming...
[former] NICU Baby cheerleader...
Kids Dash Fun
He wasn't exactly wanting to do this, but he did for me...
Awards for All the kids....Great job runners in Training.
Not the whole way
BUT, a good ways until he finished.
Something I'm finding more & more runners are doing...
looking/pointing up, praising Jesus for a Safe Run.
View More Photos Here--> 9-30-23 Run Baby Run 5K
View Results Here--> Run Baby Run 5K
That's it for a race re-cap...a little rest, quick bite to eat and heading to tonight's 40th Pastoral Anniversary dinner for Dr. Darrick Briscoe [my pastor].