|"duck n cover, dude."|
so i have room for all the layers i shed mid-run.
that, or i really have to get a handle on how to dress myself for cold rain.
yesterday's run through discovery park ended with me soaked. again.
not because i didn't have on a great waterproof layer ~ i did. and not because i didn't have other layers i could take off if/when i got too warm.
i got too warm, all right. but by then the inside and outside of my jacket were dripping wet. may as well have gone out without it.
except i hate starting a cold, wet run by being cold and wet.
it says here we're not on the verge of warm and sunny.
related: working the orcas 100 aid station this weekend will be interesting. sweeping an overnight 25-mile loop will be an adventure.
multiple ultra finisher jordan maki-richards is excited about the forecast, too:
"Okay veterans and adventurers - any advice on gearing/strategies for the persistent rain and cold at Orcas this weekend? I've struggled with keeping warm in similar conditions past 4-5 hours, so 25-30 is REALLY intimidating."
wet-&-cold loves company.