Monetary prizes will be awarded to the top three men and women finishers in each 10k race, and product prizes will be given to the top three men and women in the 5k race. A celebration with awards, raffle and lunch will follow each event.
The social and races will be held December 19, 2009, January 24, 2010 (part of the Tahoe Rim Tour), and will culminate with the February 27, 2010 event benefitting the Truckee-Tahoe Community Foundation’s Queen of Hearts, a local non-profit organization where funds raised are matched by the Hewlett Foundation. The Queen of Hearts provides grants to local non-profit organizations such as Girls on the Run-Sierra and the Truckee Humane Society.
Interested participants can sign up for the series or for individual events. The cost to participate is $70 for the series, or $30 for each of the December and February events, and $45 for the January Tahoe Rim Tour event. Participation for kids ages 12 and under is $15 for each event.
Snowshoes, including running specific snowshoes, are available for rent at the Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort Cross-Country, Telemark & Snowshoe Center. For more information, or to pre-register for one or all of the event dates, visit www.NorthstarAtTahoe.com or call 1.800.GO.NORTH (466.6784).