New York Road Runners (NYRR) started doing the Giant Stadium Run of Champions 5k in April 2012. I decided it would be a great race to get my family to do since they live in NJ not far from the stadium. My sister-in-law has done a few 5ks with me. My mom has been trying to get into running and she likes to do a run/walk for a 5K. My niece was 8 at the time. A few weeks before the race, my brother was bragging about the fact that she demolished the competition at her school field day in both the 100 yard and 50 yard dash. Seeing how NYRR does kid races, I figured we should bring her along.