All-City Track Meet | A Day For Kids To Run, Sprint and Leap

Elementary School Students enjoyed an afternoon and evening of fun at All-City Track Meet at South Pasadena High School

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Boys and girls participated in several athletic events, including an intense relay

Hundreds of kids dashed, leaped, sprinted and, for the most part, laughed and smiled Friday afternoon while showcasing their athletic talents in the All-City Track Meet at South Pasadena High School.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Bleachers were packed at Solari Stadium at SPHS
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Boys and girls participated in several athletic events, including an intense relay
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Teachers and administrators rallied their respective schools as they got pumped for the day’s events
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Participants gave it their all in the long jump event
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Teachers and administrators rallied their respective schools as they got pumped for the day’s events
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Teachers and administrators rallied their respective schools as they got pumped for the day’s events
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | The National Anthem
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Girls take the podium after the relay

The place was gushing with fun.

Students in all grade levels from South Pasadena’s elementary school’s – Vibrant Orange representing Marengo, Neon Yellow for Monterey Hills, and a Cool Blue suiting Arroyo Vista – along with Holy Family took part in the meet as parents, grandparents and friends looked on, applauding all participants while packing the bleachers in Solari Stadium.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Marengo representing in their bright orange colors
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Boys and girls participated in several athletic events, including an intense relay
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Arroyo Vista in their cool blue colors cheer on their team
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Boys and girls participated in several athletic events, including an intense relay
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Monterey Hills Elementary sporting their highlighter yellow colors cheer in excitement
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Boys and girls participated in several athletic events, including an intense relay

Good sportsmanship was the No. 1 rule on this day!

Oh, and it was loud as the crowd sometimes let out thunderous roars, especially in tight competitions when it came down to close finishes.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Kids took on the high jump with enthusiasm
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Kids also participated in the Shot Put event on Friday
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Boys and girls participated in several athletic events, including an intense relay
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Medalists take their spots on the podium after the Boys Relay event

Students spurred on their school mates taking part in the an annual event that pits four schools in a variety of events, from a series of sprints, including the 50, 400 and 800 meters, relays to field events, featuring the high jump and long jump and shot put.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Participants gave it their all in the long jump event
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Teachers and administrators rallied their respective schools as they got pumped for the day’s events
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Boys and girls participated in several athletic events, including an intense relay

The top three finishers in each event were awarded medals, but school district officials stressed that everyone was a winner after demonstrating good sportsmanship and teamwork.

Volunteers were in abundance, timing competitions, measuring heights and distances, and encouraging the young athletes to do their best.

PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Teachers take the podium after the relay
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News |
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PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Participants gave it their all in the long jump event
PHOTO: Eric Fabbro | SouthPasadenan.com News | Boys and girls participated in several athletic events, including an intense relay

 

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