Mother and Son Compete For Opposing Maine XC Teams
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1. Mother and Son Compete For Opposing Maine XC Teams
by Greg Levinsky, Bangor Daily News
“Just before University of Southern Maine freshman Cyrus Evans began his 8k Maine State Championships college cross-country race at Bangor’s Saxl Park in late September, his mother, Joy, greeted with a hug from behind and a kiss on the cheek. She too was in uniform, that of the University of Maine at Farmington.
Cyrus Evans, 18, and Joy Evans, 37, relish these moments, even if they take some explaining.
“It didn’t really hit home until Cyrus saw me in my gear on race day,” Joy Evans said. “‘His whole team saw me were like, ‘Is that your girlfriend,’ and he’s like, ‘No, it’s my mom.'”
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