The Most Fantastic Finish! Dion USSSA National Women’s Championship Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Katy Class

When the 80 finishers of the Women’s Senior 10 km Dion USSSA National Championships lined up for their event in Eau Claire, not one guessed they had found themselves in a race of historic proportions; particularly Brandy Erholtz of Evergreen, … Continue reading

Dreams Dominate Senior Men’s Dion USSSA Snowshoe Championships Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Lead changes ruled in this race! Zach Rivers leads in this instance with Scott Gall, Nick Scalfone, Eric Hartmark, Adam Dohm, Jeffrey Quednow with the hat.  (photo courtesy Branden Nall)

In one of the most thrilling Dion USSSA Snowshoe Championships ever, dreams grew to reality with headline-type drama in every race.

Lead changes ruled this race! Photo in rambling open field shows Zach Rivers leads early with Scott Gall, Nick

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La Gatineau Loppet 2015


Despite a wind chill that sent the temperature plummeting to -35, the annual Gatineau Loppet – a ski and snowshoe event – drew more than 2,300 participants over this past Valentine’s Day weekend.

Still in its infancy, the snowshoe race … Continue reading

Beaver Creek Snowshoe Race on March 1 Brings Locals to the Podium

McCoy Park, Beaver Creek

Racers on the McCoy Park course in Beaver Creek on March 1. Photo by Kim Fuller.

Second race in the 2015 series brings temperate weather, a soft course, smiling snowshoers and sweaty competitors. 

Sunday’s snowshoe race at Beaver Creek, Colorado’s … Continue reading

Ciaspalonga delle Marmarole: Italy’s Snowshoe Marathon

Fabio Bonfanti and Daniele Fornoni with Organizers Christian Zandonella and Giacomo Rorato.

It is 6 o’clock in the morning on Saturday, February 14th. I sit at one end of a long pine table, eating my pre-race breakfast (instant oatmeal with banana and raisins). It is pitch black outside. While I begin my … Continue reading

Three Generations Race at Saranac Lake’s Winter Carnival

Carter completes his first lap.

On February 11, Dewey Mountain in Saranac Lake, New York hosted its largest snowshoe race of the season, the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Snowshoe Race. The event has been a part of the Winter Carnival for over 11 years. With … Continue reading

10 Things to Do in Eau Claire Besides Snowshoe Racing

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Hint: none of them involve cheese…

Eau Claire hosts the U.S. National Kubb Championships each July.

At the end of February, several hundred athletes will descend on Eau Claire, Wisconsin, for the 15th annual United States Snowshoe Racing National ChampionshipsContinue reading

Empire State Games Tests Speed and Endurance

Cody Sears

On Saturday, February 14th snowshoe racers competed in sprints and a 5K in Paul Smiths, NY as a part of the Empire State Games. The snowshoers raced in 100, 400, and 800 meter sprints in the morning. In the afternoon, … Continue reading

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


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


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

Courtesy of ISSF

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