After, and only after, a heart-rendering rendition of the National Anthem by Patty Jo Struve trumpeting with her horn, do snowshoers attack the rolling hills of the Bear Valley Cross Country. Altitudes reach the sky with elevation in the area … Continue reading
Deep powder and fickle spring clouds yielding to mostly sunny skies met the roughly 200 racers as they lined up at the start of the Jeremy Wright Memorial Snowshoe Race, the third and final race in the Snowshoe Edition of … Continue reading
The 2013 Dion Snowshoes United States National Snowshoe Championships have given a clear indication that snowshoe racing is carving out an ever-expanding spot in the endurance sporting world.
However, were it not for the pioneers of the sport, who have … Continue reading
They traveled from as far away as Australia to compete in the international division of the 2014 Dion Snowshoes United States National Snowshoe Championships.
However, it was our neighbors from the north who dominated the field, taking home the two … Continue reading
On the debut of March, 384 participants hailing from nine countries converged onto Prospect Mountain in Woodford, Vt. to compete in the name of good health and friendly competition at the 2014 Dion Snowshoes United States National Snowshoe Championships.
The … Continue reading
On a classic blue sky and 40 degree February day, 67 athletes traveled to Pittsfield State Park in Massachusetts to compete in the 12th annual Curley’s Record Run.
With hard rain hitting the course the night before, the condition of … Continue reading
They’re here! Snowshoes invading the cross-country ski world of the City of Lakes Loppet Festival created a new event, a Sunday race so snowshoers who have the moxie race Saturday and Sunday for a double-up. Just perfect for gathering those … Continue reading
Jess Miller, Naturalist at Mosquito Hill Nature Center, once again organized a flawless experience for snowshoers. Miller, who took over the race directing duties in 2010 from the veteran snowshoer Dennis Raymark, has worked hard to … Continue reading
Anyone watching the 10-kilometer finish of the Treehaven Tromp (a qualifier for the USSSA Dion National Snowshoe Championships in Woodford, Vt. the first weekend of March 2014) with bells or vuvuzelas didn’t have to wait long to make noise in … Continue reading
With more than 30 inches of fresh snow in the days prior to the race, runners who braved the single digit temperatures were rewarded with soft trails and deep powder stashes at the second race in the Beaver Creek Mountain … Continue reading
Nearly 250 snowshoers toed the start of the 2014 Twin Cities Snowshoe Shuffle, an annual trek in the woods, frozen lake and meandering meadows of the Long Lake Regional Park, New Brighton, in Minnesota’s largest race. The course cruises 10 … Continue reading