The Way Too Cool 50 Kilometer
run is an annual ultramarathon
run that starts and ends at Cool, California
. The race course typically will go on and off the Auburn County Trail
. The typical course will have greater than 7000 ft (2100 m) of vertical change along its length. Most of the course is held on single-track trails and fire roads.
The race takes place in March. It's a very popular race, and the registration that opens in December fills up very quickly.
The race has a very high completion rate with greater than 90% of the starters finishing every year that the race has been held as of 2006.
The race has been run since 1994, where there was a recorded 332 starters.