39 Chili Cooks and Showteams go Marathon for the Annual Cowboy Cookoff at the Marathon Motel & RV Park!

Heading in to Marathon!

Lots of beauty in the middle of the desert and mountains at the Marathon RV Park!

Jennifer & Jake are staying in the shade while the chili is cooking.

Molly & Melissa came a long way from the Houston area to cook!

Old and new!

There's time to catch up with chili friends from across the state.

It's getting close to turn in time.

The judges go to work deciding who's chili is the best!

Cool Red Solo Cup drink dispenser!

Uncle Sam & Lady Liberty Win Showmanship!

Maggie Green (kneeling with picture) Wins 1st Place Chili! Cliff Miller (on Maggie's right) Wins 2nd and Molly Truitt (to the right of Cliff) takes 3rd Place! Congratulations to all the

Thanks to Betty Ramirez and everyone in Marathon for all the hospitality! Thanks to all the cooks & judges for a successful cookoff that raised well over $2,000.00 for local charities!

Check out the rack on this deer standing on the side of the road. Obviously he's not worried or running, since it's not deer season.