today was the annual bigwheel-athon at eli's school. this year, the course was bigger and better, as you can see from the photos. i was getting a little jealous that i wasn't going to be ripping around this sucker.
the back straight was brimming with checkered flags.
eli was totally jazzed. he sat quietly on the mat, waiting for his turn on the bigwheels.
i was quite unaccustomed to the way the teachers pinned on the kids' numbers. masking tape? simple and effective, i guess.
eli was checking out the competitions hardware. he had the fast bigwheel, for sure.
lined up and ready!
a popsicle for the effort! eli gunned it around the course. i have video, but it takes so long to load it on blogger that you'll just have to take my word for it.
and they even got some encore laps after the race.