2016 Santa Fe Snowshoe Classic

New Mexico’s high desert country hasn’t seen this much snow in years.

El Niño wasn’t an official participant at last weekend’s Santa Fe Snowshoe Classic, but signs of him were everywhere during the January 10 race. “The course was beautiful,” … Continue reading

The Running Shoe You Need for Snowshoe Racing

When it comes to snowshoe racing, snowshoe options abound with many companies delivering light and fast racing models. But although zippy snowshoes can save time on race day, remember that your actual shoes are just as crucial to your speed … Continue reading

Tuscobia Hammers Racers as Hoberg Nails 150 Mile Run

In the year setting the lowest finish-rate for Tuscobia Winter Ultra’s signature 150-mile run, Scott Hoberg tamed the trail tundra in a blazing record 44:44. This mark shines more amazing when considering the added mileage with the start now in … Continue reading

Beaver Creek Kicks Of 2016 Snowshoe Race Series

Beaver Creek Snowshoe Series 2016

The western states have gotten plenty of snow to shoe-on this season, and Beaver Creek Resort in Colorado kicked of the first race of their annual winter race series, the Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition, with well-cut courses … Continue reading

Colorado Cup: A Never-To-Forget Adventure for Snowshoe Championships

Colorado Mountain College (CMC), Leadville, promises a thrilling Saturday, January 30, 2016, hosting the Colorado Cup Snowshoe Championships. An exciting—and full—race day at the Timberline Campus includes six different events scattered over 210 minutes starting at 9 a.m. sharp. … Continue reading

Readying for the Challenge of Snowshoe Racing

So how does a scuba diver enter the cold waters of snowshoe racing? That question came from a Twin Cities athlete seeking a challenge to seriously pursue in winter. Look no further, you found it: just dive in.

She asked … Continue reading

Races Of A Lifetime? 2016 Italian World Snowshoe Bookends

All trails lead to Italy! The World Snowshoe Federation (WSSF) announced that the 2016 World Snowshoe Championships race will be held on February 6, 2016 in Vezza d’Oglio. The following weekend, the crown jewel of snowshoe racing, the Ciaspalonga Snowshoe Continue reading

Striking Gold With the Inaugural Ezakimak

New race at Mammoth Mountain for skiers, runners and snowshoers becomes an overnight success

By Lara Kaylor

“So this is what we do for fun in the mountains,” said the runner hopping up and down next to me, trying to … Continue reading

Snowshoeing Terrain at SnowGaine Orienteering ROGAINE

“Snowgaine is nothing short of epic. For athletes accustomed to long mileage but who have limited navigation experience, do not be deterred! A few excursions with your local orienteering club this summer will provide you with the experience necessary to … Continue reading

Playing a Hard Beat: 2015’s JazzTrax Snowshoe Stomp

Overcoming obstacles defines a race director. Overcoming a titanic-sized load of them requires something else: the indomitable spirit of Patty Jo Struve. In classic understatement she said, “What a ride it was to make JazzTrax 2015 happen in a very … Continue reading

Sunny Sunday In Colorado For Beaver Creek’s Final Snowshoe Race Of 2015

Final race in the 2015 series brings the sunshine and summer-ready racers. 

There’s not a lot of snow left in the Vail Valley, and the 60 degree, sunny days certainly aren’t helping keep the surface from turning to slush. Beaver … Continue reading

Say Yes to Noque! The Noquemanon 2015: Ishpeming to Marquette

From the Noquemanon Trail Network laid out from Marquette, Michigan, rises a snowshoe 10 km and a strong endurance test of 15 miles testing the adventurous. The race is affiliated with the USSSA and a member of the Braveheart Snowshoe Continue reading