Tag: Way Too Cool

Way Too Cool

Six hours of rain-soaked, caked-in mud, cramping and revolting muscles, frozen-to-the-core misery, “Dude, you look torn up – eat this chili, it brings you back to life,” said Mike Hernandez. Rather than eat, I proceeded...

Way Too Cool

This year’s Way Too Cool started out like any other year: FAST. A downhill road start is something you have got to warm up for or the field is going to leave you in the dust, especially with Brett Hales and David Roche l...

Way Too Cool

In 2016 I signed up for the Way Too Cool race but as luck would have it I tore a muscle in my calf about a month before. Fortunately, I made the lottery in 2017 and got my shot at redemption. I drove up to Cool the mo...

Way Too Cool

The 27th edition of the Way Too Cool 50K will be most remembered for wet weather before – and during – the race. After a week of heavy El Niño storms, the trails were muddier than ever and some of the creek crossings eve...

Way Too Cool

For many runners, the first Saturday of March in Cool, CA, is the kickoff to the spring running season – the beginning of feeling faster and running more consistently. For many others, it holds the excitement of their fi...