JoVae and Mike sampling some of the fine microbrewed beer at the Dodging Duck
The Dodging Duck
Ugly Ducks across the road from the Dodging Duck
A blurry Ice Cream Hill - not that my vision was much better at this point
Early morning light
Starting up the Three Sisters
Barb Hitzfeld climbing the Three Sisters
Hill Country State Natural Area
Crew and volunteers waiting at Boyle's Aid Station
Ascending Boyle's Bump
On Boyle's Bump
Course Marking or psychological warfare?
The seemingly ever-smiling Dan Brenden
Getting ready to finish loop 1
Starting loop 2
An interesting Cairn on Cairn's climb
Joe is everywhere - he was at the Lodge when I left and now he as at Boyle's...could he have a clone?
Sotol and rocks - a recurring theme...
And yes, the sotol does get worse...
I didn't see any tarantulas, but we did have to duck under the wire
Sunrise on the second day, with many more miles to go
Everyone who was left near the end of the race cheering on the last runner
Joe presenting me with the lovely buckle - damn was that a tough one to earn!
Joe during the awards ceremony
The 'bookends' - David Johnston finished over 12 hours before I did - in fact he was done when I left on my fourth loop.
The shirt and the tortoise (Joe gives out a tortoise for the last finisher)