Collegiate cross-country races don’t normally double as household reunions — that’s, till Pleasure and Cyrus Evans started working.
The Maine mom and son received their second final month when each competed on the Maine State Championships, in accordance with The Bangor Each day Information. Pleasure Evans, 37, runs for the College of Maine at Farmington, whereas Cyrus Evans, 18, is on the staff on the College of Southern Maine.
Simply earlier than the race, Pleasure Evans greeted her son — in uniform — with a hug and a kiss on the cheek, in accordance with The Bangor Each day Information.
“It didn’t actually hit dwelling till Cyrus noticed me in my gear on race day,” she instructed the newspaper. “His complete staff noticed me [and] had been like, ‘Is that your girlfriend,’ and he’s like, ‘No, it’s my mother.’”
“That’s what occurred,” Cyrus Evans confirmed to The Bangor Each day Information. “I used to be somewhat embarrassed, however on the similar time, I used to be like, ‘Yeah, that’s my mother. She’s a rock star.’ My teammates had been joyful to listen to that. It made my day.”
Pleasure Evans returned to varsity just a few years in the past after initially specializing in elevating her youngsters, in accordance with The Bangor Each day Information. An training main, she joined the cross-country staff as a senior earlier this 12 months and was just lately named a North Atlantic Convention Rookie of the Week.
Her son, in the meantime, is a freshman learning mechanical engineering.
Learn the complete story by way of The Bangor Each day Information.
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