And a more gorgeous day weather-wise could not have been ordered. A bright sunny day with a pleasant cool breeze, just perfect for us coffee-sipping, camera-lugging Mums. With children in every age division, and a field event rotation in place, the dilemma of which child to watch in which event is a process that come the end of the day must result in some photographic evidence that one was in fact everywhere.
Or at least somewhere.
The 800 metre race was up first, most exhausting, with the two older girls competing against each other.
and coming in second and third.
A quick high five before scooting to the other end of the oval to catch a glimpse of the boy in full flight over the long jump pit
where I managed to stay put with rake in one hand and tape measure in other.
Despite mild protesting and some sulking
I missed all of the shot put events and most of the high jump.
although did manage another action shot of the boy child.
Jessie, with notebook in hand,
displayed beautiful leadership skills,
pointing, directing, guiding her team all day.
The opposition won the march-past.
(I'm still not convinced the judging was all above-board).
Just between you and me.
Sal's ball-handling skills honed after an afternoon offsiding for Dad castrating piglets yesterday afternoon. Read into that what you will.
She really brought home the bacon today though.
Age Champion Girl.