This morning I did the Lowcountry Splash, a 2.4 mile open water swim in the Cooper River/Charleston Harbor. Writing this in the afternoon, I’m still pretty wiped out. This is the distance of the swim in the Ironman Triathlons. I can’t imagine going on to ride over 100 miles on a bike and then running a marathon.
The World’s Fastest Man didn’t even show up for this one. Someone told me that he can’t swim or bike. My time was 61 minutes. The swim was great fun – I had friends on the bridge that were watching for me to swim under. Amazing how big the bridge is when you’re a swimmer in the water.
This is the course: