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

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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

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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

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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

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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