Behind the scenes at Hotter ‘N Hell

The annual Hotter 'N Hell 100 is a three day event with bike races and a trade show that attracts people to the city over Aug. 25-27. With over 10,000 riders participating in the event, planning and coordinating the event is no menial task. There are more than 100 committee members that put on the … [Read more...]

Alumni return to race through Hotter ‘N Hell

Four hours, extreme heat and an open road. That is what a day cycling in Hotter'N Hell entails for those who choose to ride in the 100 mile race. This race is also an opportunity for many in the Wichita Falls community to come together and race including MSU students and faculty. This year three MSU … [Read more...]

Rest stops provide break for cyclists

There were 21 rest stops available for the cyclists racing in Hotter 'N Hell 100 on Aug. 25-27, aided by more than 2,000 volunteers. Dail Neely, rest stop coordinator, said the goal of the rest stops is to keep the cyclists hydrated and safe. "One [goal] is to make sure they are hydrated and … [Read more...]

MSU cyclists compete in Hotter ‘N Hell

It's a warm, bright Sunday morning. Hotter 'N Hell Hundred traffic has slowed to a lull, and the Multipurpose Event Center parking lot isn't overflowing with cars anymore. The third day of the triple threat weekend was the most relaxed, but there was still work to do for MSU cyclists Jason Perkins, … [Read more...]

Hotter ‘N Hell off to rainy start

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Athletes volunteer at Burkburnett rest stop

There were more than 20 rest stops in this week's Hotter N' Hell 100 race on Aug 27, but the one that saw the most students was the rest stop in Burkburnett. This stop was managed by Leadership Wichita Falls, a non-profit organization which helps the community of Wichita Falls in everything … [Read more...]

Senior: ‘I almost died yesterday’

“I almost died yesterday,” Dylan Pembroke, a senior in mass communication, talking about racing in the 50-mile Hotter 'N Hell, finishing in 3:02:37.What was the most fun part of the race? It might sound obvious but the start and the finish. At the start you can really get a grasp at the full … [Read more...]

Alumni and students enjoy Hotter ’N Hell’s 35th anniversary

The early morning race on Aug. 27 took more than 10,000 cyclists away from the Kay Yeager Coliseum, where the finish line stood waiting. While they were racing throughout the city, spectators milled about the scene, enjoying the booths set up. And as the morning started to warm up, the cool morning … [Read more...]

Hotter ’N Hell just a warm up

The four days of the 35th Hotter ’N Hell races started off with the lowest temperatures in the past four years of the event — temperatures that gave the 100-mile-race its name. Though the ‘cool’ temperatures helped with the race, the rain during the men’s race on Aug. 26 posed a problem for MSU … [Read more...]

Cycling team prepares for Hotter’N Hell heat

The Hotter 'N Hell Hundred is just one event on the cycling team's calendar, but as the biggest sporting event in the city and one of the team's few local races, HHH is an opportunity for the team to show off to local fans and practice racing in extremely hot conditions. "There’s a degree of heat … [Read more...]