Before Jesse broke his foot last Thursday, I was resigned to pulling out of the Way Too Cool 50K on March 7 in Cool, CA (near Sacramento). I’ve had some serious IT band pain since December’s North Face 50K, and although it’s much better, I thought it unwise to do the same type of race that landed me in the pain cave to begin with.
Now that Jesse’s out of commission for at least a month or two, neither of us will be racing Way Too Cool. We’re both bummed but hope we can race this epic-sounding trail ultra in the years to come. For now, the important thing is that Jesse’s foot heals well. Apart from Way Too Cool, Jesse and I aren’t registered for any races until May, a long time between races for us (Kaiser Half in February until Mountains 2 Beach Full/Half Marathon and Vineman Monte Rio Triathlon in May), but good for the healing process.