Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Fit for the Kingdom 5K Race

On Monday, November 23rd, the Arizona Mesa Missionaries participated in a 5K race on their preparation day.  The missionaries have been seeking to strengthen themselves both spiritually and physically to be prepared to serve "in the kingdom".

Excitement before the race

Sister Emily Lund was the one who planned the race. She is here with Sister Jeppson and Anderson

Sister Trane ran the race in 33 minutes!

Sister Duran, Anderson, McNeely and Ganta

Sister Gonzalez-Calderon and Mc Sheehy

The Visitors' Center sisters are ready for the race

Family of the ward mission leader came to cheer us on

Elder Ashton with family from Utah who came to participate at Thanksgiving time

Elder and Sister with their grandson before the race

Elder and Sister Whiting came from San Carlos and lead the couples in "speed walking"!

Sister Hernandez and Makaya feel the energy

Sister Beach, Kohler and Stringfellow

After the Race: The missionaries gathered and then stood to recite the Arizona Mesa Mission Statement

Sister McSheehy was the first of the sister missionaries to come across the finish line - and Elder and Sister Cameron were happy to make it to the end!

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