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.
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 →
For the fourth edition of the Phillips Flurry (www.phillipsflurry.com) snowshoe race, it added on the distinction of officially being the “Wisconsin State Snowshoe Championships” event, an idea hatched by the brilliant mind of USSSA (United States Snowshoe Association, … Continue reading →
A weather delay for a week, due to north pole temperatures tracking in, led to a thrilling national qualifier in Minocqua, Wisc. Green Bay’s Jennifer Chaudoir goosed the Moose by racking a 57:14 overall win on the course, the only … Continue reading →