Nathan Baker, Youngest 5K Runner

Nathan Baker pics from year 1 #1

Meet Eight-Year-Old Nathan Baker

Nathan Baker has taken part in Chapel Hill’s Resurrection 5K every year since the event began in 2014.

“Nathan first participated in the Resurrection 5K Walk/Run when he was turning five. It happened the weekend of his birthday and he requested that we run together, as a family, to celebrate. That spurred other physical activities to celebrate birthdays in our family. Now we do bike races, 5Ks and hikes to celebrate another year of life together. Every year he gets better at running the whole thing. When he was almost eight years old, he ran the whole thing, faster than his mama. It is definitely part of our birthday tradition now and we are so glad Chapel Hill continues to offer this special opportunity for families to be active TOGETHER!” — Beth Baker

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nathan’s pics from year 2 #2               nathan’s pics from year 2 #5

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