I left work fairly late Friday and after scooping up Jenny we headed to Knoxville to pick up Jimmy, who was going to catch a ride down with us. (Sharon, who had just accepted the award for Young Engineer of the Year, was already in Chattanooga.)
We met up with Sharon and some of her friends at a happening place called "Universal Joint" which had some of the best BBQ Nachos I've ever had.
|A good use of an old gas station|
|Popcorn, bread and jam, orange walnut salami, an old fashioned and a glass of scotch. (I wasn't inspired)|
Saturday we spent the morning wandering through the athlete village (Little Debbie tent was closed on Saturday, the day before the race... that's holding to your morals.)
|Sharon seeking freebies.|
It was also Saturday morning that we found some very meaningful graffiti sprayed on a sign on the side of the road. It was simply too good of a shot not to get a picture with my Endurance Conspiracy shirt.
|Everybody seems to be a fan of American Psycho these days|
|Trying to get Aero on the cruiser.|
|Coming down the river|
At this point Jimmy and Sharon needed to head to their aid station to get ready for their volunteer positions. Originally I had planned to stick around town with Jenny and hang out / watch the transition area, but since you couldn't really see anything we decided to see if they could use any extra hands.
|The calm before the storm, still setting up.|
|Jimmy has never been seen in the same room as Batman... so it's feasible he IS Batman...|
|I got my pink cape later in the day. Handing out Gu|
|1st place at 6 miles|
|Jimmy letting him know which way is straight ahead ;)|
|Bill on his run to a Kona Qualifying time.|
|Jenny being a ninja and setting up the coke table.|
|Jimmy and Sharon and some fellow with Superman Pajamas.|