The 21st Space Wing Team Pete Sports & Field Day, the largest fitness event at Peterson AFB, was held on on Thursday, June 19. It was a great way for approximately 4,000 Peterson Complex personnel to celebrate fitness by achieving through athletics and enjoying time for camaraderie and good-spirited fun.
Sports – both team and individual, indoor and outdoor, physical and mental, those demanding muscle and power or skill and finesse – were available for anyone with a desire to play. Participants enjoy the following:
3 on 3 Basketball
10K Bike Race
Softball 1 Pitch
Swimming (50/100/200/4 X 50 Meter Freestyle)
Table Tennis )
Texas Hold ’em
Track & Field (Female 100 M/200 M/800 M Dash & Male 100/200/800 Meter Dash)
Tug Of War
FREE PICNIC, MUSIC
The 21st Space Wing hosted a free picnic for all Sports & Field Day participants from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in Capt Lyon Memorial Park (formerly Eagle Park), located on the southwest corner of Peterson Blvd. and Ent Blvd.
Attendees enjoyed pulled pork, BBQ chicken, chips, cookies and beverages. Before, during and after the picnic, folks enjoyed assorted delectable ice cream treats offered for free by our sponsor, Blue Bell Creameries. In fact, Blue Bell enjoyed repeat visits from many at the picnic.
GREAT PRIZES & OTHER COOL STUFF
Passport cards provided the opportunity to win prizes for those who visited sponsor and partner tables to get their cards validated. Prizes included:
- two $25 gift cards from the Peterson Base Exchange,
- five evaluation/treatment packages from Carefree Chiropractic valued at $100 each,
- one certificate for two nights of lodging, accommodations for a family of four, valued at $300 at Keystone Resort,
- three membership packages valued at $389 each at Farrell’s Extreme Bodyshaping, and
- three gift bags of nutrition products ranging in value from $200 – $300 from GNC.
All individuals, military and civilian, assigned to Peterson AFB and Cheyenne Mountain AFS were invited. Personnel were excused from duty to participate in Sports & Field Day activities.
Team awards were presented at 4 p.m. at The Club, Bldg. 1013. This award ceremony concluded the day’s events.
Sponsors play a huge role in our ability to host the Team Pete Sports & Field Day. We are grateful for their support.
*For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact the 21st Force Support Squadron Commercial Sponsorship & Advertising Office: (719) 556-4977.
AAFMAA (American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association)
Blue Bell Creameries, Inc.
Colorado R & R/Rocky Mountain Blue
Ent Federal Credit Union
Farrell’s Extreme Bodyshaping
Royal Crest Dairy
University of Phoenix
VillaSport Athletic Club and Spa
Xfinity by Comcast
A2D2 (Front Range Airmen Against Drunk Driving)
Air Force Academy Athletic Corporation