Chip Gaines Runs Charity Marathon with Son Crew, 3: 'My Baby Is Better Than Your Baby'

Chip Gaines had his son Crew by his side while running a charity marathon for cancer research over the weekend

Chip Gaines Runs Charity Marathon with Son Crew, 3: 'My Baby is Better Than Your Baby'.
Photo: Chip Gaines/Instagram

Chip Gaines has the cutest running buddy.

On Monday, the Fixer Upper star, 47, shared Instagram photos from the charity marathon he ran with his 3-year-old son Crew over the weekend. The father-son duo were twinning in the same t-shirt for the event with coordinating sweatbands around their heads.

"Today kicked off our 3rd Silo District Marathon—and our 1st without my friend @gigrunewald. Thousands of runners gathering in Waco today/tomorrow to support cancer research," Chip captioned a photo of himself running with Crew. "Me and the kids ran hard for you today, Gabe! #SiloDistrictMarathon #RunningonHope."

The proud dad also shared a video of Crew, whom he shares with wife Joanna, running by his side before giving the toddler a high five and telling him, "C'mon bud, you're doing great!"

"My baby is better than your baby.. #SiloDistrictMarathon #crewsLife," Chip captioned the clip.

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Last month, Joanna, 43, shared a heartwarming video to Instagram documenting Crew's evening ritual of saying goodnight to all of his plants in their greenhouse.

In the clip, little Crew walks up to each individual plant to wish them a goodnight and tell them not to "let the bugs bite."

"Before the sun sets, he tells his little plants good night and to not let the (bed) bugs bite! 🌱✨🌙," Joanna captioned the post.

Chip Gaines Runs Charity Marathon with Son Crew, 3: 'My Baby is Better Than Your Baby'.
Chip Gaines/Instagram

Joanna and Chip are also parents to Drake, 17, Ella, 15, Duke, 13, and Emmie Kay, 12.

In November 2020, Joanna told PEOPLE that even though she's constantly busy with family and running their Magnolia lifestyle empire, she still has never had more energy. "I feel younger than ever because I now see the world like Crew sees it," she said at the time. "I'm very thankful."

"When your kids get older, you start adjusting the way you parent," added Joanna. "But when you have a toddler, it's so different. You almost have to see the world in the way that they do."

"When Crew is in the car with me," she continued, "it's always, 'I see a sun, I see a tractor, I see a boat.' He's finding the simplest things, and in his mind it's an amazing discovery, but to us it's just stuff. When you look at things through the eyes of your children, it brings you back to that place of awe and wonder."

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