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In Her Shoes: Mom and Son Run Together

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Monica Spindle and her son Ellis 14, Ravenna Texas, held hands as bounced across the finish line of the Humana Rock ’n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon.

Said Monica, “My sister ran a marathon and loved it, and she talked us into it. It actually didn’t take us long to say, ‘for sure! Let’s do it!”.

The pair started training this past November and while admitting there are hard days, Monica said they encourage each other.

Ellis interrupted and looked at his mom, “today, she encouraged me!”.

For Monica, the best part is being able to run with my son. “It’s so fun to be able to share this with him”.

Ellis had other ideas, saying, “It was fun, but the best part was getting the medal!”

Monica laughed and closed with, “We just love it! We love running!