Let's start at the end this time… This is me, muddy, wet, and a little chilly, but happy:
This is the medal, the free beer, and the T-shirt. (Yes, the medal doubles as a bottle opener!)
This is the pile of shoes that racers donated to a good cause:
This is the big, muddy lake we swam across:And that was the awesome day we had at the Circle S buffalo ranch in Lawrence, Kansas.