The reason I was ABLE to attend the 2nd meet was because I signed up to take pop cycles for the team. I bought dry ice from Walmart and 4 bags of 36 pop cycles from Winco. I put the dry ice in my cooler and tried to fit all 4 bags of pop cycles in, but I couldn't, only 3 bags would fit. I checked around the parking lot and found a family and gave them the extra bag. I should have only bought 2 bags because I still have a ton left over in my freezer. I also made chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal butterscotch cookies and took fruit roll ups from my food storage. The treats were great and the kids loved them!! What a beautiful day it was, not too hot, no wind, around 80 degrees - PERFECT. The meet was in Caldwell and I had to get a map off google to find it. Also it took quite a while to drive there. I drove during rush hour. There was a wreck on the freeway and it was backed up. I decided to take the back roads which was a bad idea because everyone was on the back roads too. It was very slow going. I finally found my way there and immediately found Brady and a group of his team mates running the route to know where they were going - they run 3 miles in cross country. In junior high they only run 1 1/2 miles.
There was a deejay playing music and it was just fun! With the music, several high school teams warming up, laughing, singing with the music it was a magical feeling. I watched Brady warm up with his team mates. The girls put blue and green hair spray paint in his hair and painted his face. Isn't he lovely?? So much fun! His time for 3 miles was 23 minutes and 10 seconds. He's great! At the end of the meet, the team with the coaches danced to the music. They were the only fun high school there and the deejay kept mentioning them. Their young coaches are very fun!