After nearly two hours, we were finally off.
Those people who said that it was a slow pace, a very easy walk...they LIED! I could barely keep up handing out bookmarks. I kept losing my float. People lined the route, cheering and waving. If I missed saying hey to anyone, I apologize.
And that is Shane Denu playing the fat lady. Poor guy. He was in that costume all afternoon and I'm sure he was burning up.