Wednesday, May 20, 2009

ROAD, STREET 133/365

Downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.

The 500 Festival Kid's Day and Rookie Run is where the Indianapolis 500 Festival takes a day to celebrate children. Thirty thousand kids and their parents pack the circle downtown for the free games and give-away booths. Three thousand of those kids participate in the Rookie Run.

The course ranges from two city blocks long (one up, one back) to 1/2 mile up and back by age group.

I stood in Meridian Street to catch the beginning of the heat when our grandson ran. There's something about getting to run smack down the middle of the "Road, Street," Theme #262 , that just appeals to a 7-year old boy!

5 comments:

  1. Watch out, they are coming! Great shot!

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  2. Years ago I used to do a lot of work at NWSC Crane Ind (navy Base), just out side of Bloomington. Great shot. I love to see the kids have a good time like these events provide. Clean, healthy fun.

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  3. Great spot to shoot from. Nothing like getting to play in the street!

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  4. Fabulous!! It's so much fun to be where you are usually not allowed to go.

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