Michael Kirby/Colfax Record Runners of all ages hit the road Sunday morning during the Pioneer Day 5k/10k run through Meadow Vista.
Michael Kirby/Colfax Record Placer Hills Fire District firefighters Sam Booras, left, and Andrew Baker, right, prepare tri-tip sandwiches that the firefighters sold at Pioneer Day.
"We were committed to this event rain or shine," said Booras. "The funds we raise today benefit the Placer Hills Fire Fighters Association and are used for activities throughout the year that are not funded by the district," he said.
Michael Kirby/Colfax Record Cub Scout Pack 6, from Meadow Vista, marches in the Pioneer Day parade Sunday.
Michael Kirby/Colfax Record Meadow Vista Boy Scout Troop 6 members carrying the flag in Sunday?s Meadow Vista Pioneer Day parade include, from left, Brian Campbell, Scot Wertin, Tyler Krombey and Taylor Nielsen.
Michael Kirby/Colfax Record Ben Pomeroy drives Pioneer Day Queen Camryn Jack in his Model T antique car. Pomeroy won the most detailed trophy for his parade entry.
Michael Kirby/Colfax Record Dan Kattenhorn, of Auburn's Longhorn Meat Company, drive his vintage 1947 Allis Chalmers tractor in the parade just ahead of the Colfax Junior Falcon's football team. Kattenhorn's entry of restored tractors won the Sweepstakes trophy, Pioneer Day's top parade entry honor.
Michael Kirby/Colfax Record Three-year-old Paige Denniston, of Auburn, was a lucky girl in the parade riding one of Placer Hills Fire District's fire trucks on the lap of Kelly Fulfer, a Placer Hills Fire District board member.
Michael Kirby/Colfax Record Parade participants included
Rich Walker (on horse), Jeane Ross (walking), Carol Grungy (in yellow), and Claudia Booth (in red). All are member of the Meadow Vista Trails Associations.