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Tour With Kahtoola Race Series and Demos Kick-off in January 2010

Kahtoola, a leader in innovative winter traction products, announced their Tour with Kahtoola for winter 2010. The Tour with Kahtoola includes five races and demos at alpine and Nordic locations beginning in January 2010. The Tour with Kahtoola features competitive and non-competitive snow travel activities including scenic guided hikes, foot races and children’s activities. This is the third year Kahtoola has put on a series of winter events, introducing over 2,000 outdoor enthusiasts to adventuring on snow each season.

Kahtoola manufactures and markets the Step-In Snowshoe, MICROspikes® and KTS crampons. These products offer an entirely new way to look at snow travel by allowing users to customize their own footwear with a variety of traction and step-in snowshoe options.

At each event, participants will be eligible for free Step-In Snowshoe or MICROspike product demo, race series goodie bags, and raffle prizes. In addition, a portion of event fees and proceeds will be contributed to local charities at each site.

Race/demo sites include:

*January 10, 2010, Kahtoola “Snow or No” 1k, 5k,and 10k, Flagstaff, AZ

*January 30, 2010, Kahtoola BigFoot Snowshoe Festival, Wasatch Mountain Park- Midway, UT

*January 30, 2010, Kahtoola Family Fun Run and 10k, Flagstaff, AZ

*February 7, 2010, Kahtoola Michigan Mountain Run, Pine Knob Ski Area – Clarkston, MI

*February 20, 2010, Kahtoola Agassiz Uphill at Sunset 3 1/2 miles, Flagstaff, AZ

To find out more about each event, as well as additional venues for testing Kahtoola, go to www.kahtoola.com for details.