By CBS3 Staff

SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (CBS) — A Delaware County community came together to celebrate a local junior olympian. It was raining, but that didn’t stop people in Springfield from having a parade for 9-year-old CJ Szafran. 

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A motorcade of friends and relatives cruised by Szafran’s house to congratulate him for his participation in the Junior Olympics in Florida last week. 

He ran the 1500-meter and came in second place amongst all of the other 9-year-olds in the competition.