Friday, July 25, 2008

Pioneer Day

Spanish Fork has a bunch of festivities on the 24th of July, including a kids 1 mile run called the "Speedy Spaniard". Bradley has been looking forward to running (and getting the t-shirt) for about a month now, and we had done a couple training runs to prepare. He did well, finishing just over 12 minutes, and he didn't stop once. Here's an action shot of Bradley near the finish (I jogged along to keep him paced).
Bradley and I at the finish line. He told me right after the finish that he wanted to run another race, so it looks like we may do more of these.
At night, the city puts on a great fireworks show at the softball fields. There were thousands of people there.
We got there a little after 9 pm, and the show didn't start until 10:30, so the kids had plenty of time to play. Ben loves to ride on anyone's back, and Bradley was happy to oblige.
At long last, the show started. We didn't get many good pics of the actual fireworks, but here's one. The show ended around 11, but the parking lot was so packed we didn't get home until around midnight. It was a long, but fun day.

3 comments:

Patsy said...

What fun - brings back memories
There are so many great activities in your area.
Mom

Sylvia said...

Way to go Bradley! Congratulations on running your first race. A 12 minute mile...you can beat me for sure :)

the lunch lady said...

congratulations Bradley!!!