Embrace the Snow! “Snowshoe Run With Laura” in Bend, Oregon

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USSSA silver medalist, Laura Kantor, created the go-to snowshoeing group “Snowshoe Run With Laura” in Bend, Oregon. The result? A vibrant group of fun-seekers discovering exercise, motivation, and an abundance of natural beauty on a variety of trails in the … Continue reading

United States Snowshoe Association 2014 National Teams

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The United States SnowShoe Association (USSSA) National Snowshoe Teams represent the top in snowshoe racing.

Five women and men earn their positions on the senior teams from their finishing positions in the Senior Championships. More than 30 qualifying events across … Continue reading

ISSF 2015 World Snowshoe Championships

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Canadians swept the stage in this year’s ISSF 2015 World Snowshoe Championships at Quebec City’s Winter Carnival. Raced in the beautiful and history-rich city of Quebec City, 10 of the 20 top finishers are Canadian. One of the biggest winter … Continue reading

Manitoba’s Sue Lucas Tames Tumultuous Tuscobia 150-Mile Trek

Another Day in the Park as Sue Lucas Wins Tuscobia 150 Mile Winter Ultra

Amazing! Manitoba’s Sue Lucas, 51, won the overall 150-mile run on the Tuscobia Trail in the unique 2014/2015 edition when she entered the Tuscobia tent in Park Falls at 6:26 Saturday morning. Her time pulling the pulk of 48 hours, … Continue reading

Addicted to Eau Claire! Dion USSSA 2015 National Snowshoe Championships

snowshoe 2015 eau claire course and small bridge

Addicted to Love,” as Robert Palmer sang, and love is a byword of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, home to the 2015 Dion USSSA National Snowshoe Championships. Mark Elmore, USSSA Sports Director, added, “We are thrilled to work … Continue reading

Special Surprise for Snowshoe Racers at the 2015 USSSA National Championships

This is an example of the colors and flair to expect when you arrive at the USSSA National Championships. Just expect a lot of snow . . . and to be inside, too.

The U.S. Snowshoe Association announces their on-site merchandising agent for the 2015 U.S. National Snowshoe Championships to be raced in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, will be Fine Designs, Inc. Why is this important? Are you kidding?

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Chilly Temperatures Don’t Slow Racers at ESSRA Championships

ESSRA Championships

On Sunday, Jan. 25, snowshoe racers from across New York State participated in the Empire State Snowshoe Racing Championships at the Paul Smith’s College Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC) in Paul Smiths, N.Y.  The competition was a qualifying race for the … Continue reading

2015 Low O2 Snowshoe Challenge

Sepulveda, Rickman, and Cleveland

Sepulveda, Rickman, and Cleveland

Situated approximately six miles from New Mexico’s highest mountain, 13,161-foot Wheeler Peak, the Enchanted Forest Cross County Ski and Snowshoe Area (EFXC) is the state’s go-to spot for high-altitude winter endurance sports.

On Saturday, January 24, … Continue reading

Big Foot Identified! Jeb Stone Owns Big Foot Boogie USSSA National Qualifier

Winner Jeb Stone (L) battling Kevin Tarras on the beautiful Big Foot Boogie race course

When not winning the overall, Jeb Stone won second; now for the third year running, Jeb Stone takes number one again in an even-quicker 48:12 by over a minute from 2014’s race. Maybe it was annual nemesis and Stone’s good … Continue reading

Eric Hartmark Stumps Boulder Lake Stomp; USSSA National Snowshoe Qualifier

Hartmark winning his second USSSA National Championship at Vermont, 2014

USSSA two-time National Champion, Eric Hartmark, loves his hometown race the Boulder Lake Dion Snowshoe National Championship Qualifier. Even though he doesn’t have to qualify—the current and past USSSA champions win exemptions; Hartmark is both—still, he races it. … Continue reading

Durband Wins Winterrific Warmheartedness USSSA National Qualifier

Affable Suzie Fox explains her fun at the inaugural Winteriffic Half, standing just outside the finish-line tent

From racing regional United States Snowshoe Association (USSSA) qualifiers to the national championships, a constant is Bob Durband on the course, happily trudging trails. This weekend marked a particular notable event in his life.

No, he didn’t win a handsome … Continue reading

Training Tips For Snowshoe Racing: Triathlete Brad Zoller Hits The Snow

Brad Zoller with his training partner, Senna, last year in Barrington, IL for the Frozen Zucchini 5k snowshoe race.

When triathlete Brad Zoller lived in Chicago, he used to run the stairs to his apartment twice a week. He lived on the 23rd floor, and it took him about two minutes.

“I would take the elevator down, and then … Continue reading