Joanna Gaines Praises Husband Chip as He Prepares for First Marathon

Joanna Gaines is actually a proud wife! 

The pregnant Fixer Upper star took to Instagram on Friday to gush over her husband, Chip Gaines, as he prepares to run his first marathon in Waco, Texas, on Sunday. The Silo District Marathon is actually actually being hosted by the HGTV couple to raise money for the Brave Like Gabe Foundation to fund research into rare cancers along with their treatment.

“the idea all started out that has a lofty goal which he first considered while writing his book Capital Gaines,” Joanna captioned a shot of Chip running. “Then last October Chip randomly ran into @gigrunewald in Central Park where she shared some of her story. the idea was then which Chip was inspired to take This kind of goal of running a marathon along with turn the idea into something bigger: raising money along with awareness for rare cancer research.”

“This kind of weekend 6,000 runners coming from all 50 states along with 7 countries will participate in our first annual #SiloDistrictMarathon right here in Waco, TX. All profits coming from This kind of race will go to her foundation @bravelikegabe,” she continued. 

“Chip, I couldn’t be prouder of you. I am thankful for your big heart along with big vision. Go get ’em This kind of weekend, along with you better believe I’ll be the first in line at the finish to give you the biggest hug!” Joanna added. “#yourbiggestfan#yougotthis #26.2miles.”

ET recently spoke with Joanna as she reflected on how pregnancy has changed while expecting her fifth child with Chip, nine years after giving birth to their fourth child, daughter Emmie. 

“the idea feels like the idea’s all brand-fresh, even the things which are available currently to moms,” she said. “Everything is actually so fun, these things are truly going to help me!”

“I am having so much [fun] currently which my kids are older,” added Joanna, who is actually expecting a baby boy. “Time goes by so fast, so This kind of was one of those things where I’m trying to cherish every moment, yet back then I had four kids [aged] 4 along with under. I was right from the thick of the idea, trying to figure things out, along with currently I have four older helpers. They are so excited.”

See more on Joanna’s pregnancy from the video below. 

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