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Clearing the tree line, the Energizer Bunny takes off - he has a 15-30 minute head start...

The 37th annual Great Balloon Race (http://www.greatforestparkballoonrace.com ) is was held on Sat September 15, 2007. The balloons are all setup close together in a large field and then they started inflating slowly. The race is called a "tortoise and hare" race because a lead balloon takes off and lands at a distant area - the "tortoise". The other balloons take off one by one(the "hares") and find the lead balloon. Once they find the lead balloon they drop a sack of birdseed as close as possible to that balloon. The balloon that drops their sack of birdseed closest to the "tortoise" wins the race.

This event took place in Forest Park (http://stlouis.missouri.org/citygov/parks/forestpark ) which is in the center of St Louis and is 40% bigger than Central Park in New York City.

Have a great weekend!!!!

(constructive critique is welcome)

coming soon -
a small car show -
the St Louis Air Show - from high up in the hills above the air field:
Photos of the Chain of Rocks Bridge
A drive up the scenic Mississipi River with Fall colors
A tour of the St Louis Botanical Gardens
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Comments on this photo:

Nov 25 2007 02:11 GMT Studio88
WOW!!! What Energy that Bunny has - He could Fly!!! Great Series!!!
Nov 25 2007 02:18 GMT AishwaryaIcon
Nov 25 2007 02:32 GMT Nina97
Nice Pic
Nov 25 2007 02:43 GMT bluefam
wow. so cute big one.
Nov 25 2007 03:03 GMT iyerhari
lovely background:)
Nov 25 2007 04:00 GMT hoseinkhoobbakht
very beautiful ballon....excellent view
Nov 25 2007 04:26 GMT ashdad PRO
Fantastic image! Looks like he is hopping over trees.
Nov 25 2007 18:20 GMT micati
Very great picture....................funny !!!
Nov 25 2007 18:52 GMT gtc126
Beautiful Bunny Series!!!! Now where is the aTurtle??????
Nov 25 2007 23:01 GMT Nodster
I think I need to go to bed. I thought I saw a picture of a big red bunny floating in the sky!
Nov 25 2007 23:08 GMT PhotoPro PRO
Nov 26 2007 01:19 GMT CaptainSpaulding
I do like the bunny very nice shot
Nov 26 2007 01:25 GMT PhotoPro PRO
thank you Captain!!!

I've got bunches more where this one came from...:-))
Nov 26 2007 01:45 GMT Poulet PRO
So cute!!! :))
Nov 26 2007 06:53 GMT korni