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Billy's Big Race

Billy's Big Race

A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband running with a determined expression on his face
Billy loved to run, but he didn't think he was very fast.
A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband and A girl with a yellow t-shirt and a ponytail smiling and waving at the race registration booth
One day, Billy's friend Sarah signed them both up for a race.
A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband imagining himself at the finish line, alone and sad
Billy worried he would come in last place.
A girl with a yellow t-shirt and a ponytail cheering A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband on with a confident thumbs-up
But Sarah told him, 'You can do it, Billy! Believe in yourself.'
A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband wearing running shoes and stretching before a run
Billy decided to train every day to get faster.
A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband running uphill with determination and joy
He practiced running up hills and sprinting down them.
A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband doing push-ups and squats with a determined look
He did push-ups and squats to make his legs stronger.
A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband at the starting line, bouncing up and down with anticipation
On the day of the race, Billy felt nervous but excited.
A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband running with determination and a big smile
The race started, and Billy ran as fast as he could.
A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband overtaking other runners with a look of determination
He passed one runner, then another, and another!

Reflection Questions

  • How did Sarah motivate Billy?
  • What exercises did Billy do to get faster?
  • How did Billy feel during the race?

Billy loved to run, but he didn't think he was very fast.

A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband running with a determined expression on his face

One day, Billy's friend Sarah signed them both up for a race.

A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband and A girl with a yellow t-shirt and a ponytail smiling and waving at the race registration booth

Billy worried he would come in last place.

A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband imagining himself at the finish line, alone and sad

But Sarah told him, 'You can do it, Billy! Believe in yourself.'

A girl with a yellow t-shirt and a ponytail cheering A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband on with a confident thumbs-up

Billy decided to train every day to get faster.

A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband wearing running shoes and stretching before a run

He practiced running up hills and sprinting down them.

A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband running uphill with determination and joy

He did push-ups and squats to make his legs stronger.

A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband doing push-ups and squats with a determined look

On the day of the race, Billy felt nervous but excited.

A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband at the starting line, bouncing up and down with anticipation

The race started, and Billy ran as fast as he could.

A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband running with determination and a big smile

He passed one runner, then another, and another!

A boy with red running shoes, wearing a blue headband overtaking other runners with a look of determination

Reflection Questions

  • How did Sarah motivate Billy?
  • What exercises did Billy do to get faster?
  • How did Billy feel during the race?