Aren’t you chomping on the bit to
qualify for the 2020 National Snowshoe Championships?
The 2020 national event will be held February 28-March 1 in the famous town of Leadville, Colorado, which is the home of the epic
Leadville … Continue reading
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Be one of the first to qualify in the country!
Ritter Farm Park marks home for the 2019 inaugural Ritter Farm Trail Races, Run the Ritter. It also poses an early opportunity to qualify for the DION Snowshoe USSSA National … Continue reading
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A snow rabbit warily sits in the distance as I snowshoe closer to sneak a better view. The rabbit runs away before I get there, and in the meantime, I appreciate nature and all its surroundings.
What many runners don’t …
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Something spurred the snow to shrivel. Maybe blame Saturday’s sun and late 30’s temperatures overnight. Another look says perhaps the quickest snowshoer on trails just sizzled the course.
The rescheduled, reconfigured
Askov Finlayson Snowshoe Loppet 10 km course … Continue reading
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After 2018’s incredible (Minnesota Distance Running Association) MDRA 7 race, be ready to join the fun at 2019’s edition on Saturday, March 30. NOTE:
registration opens January 19!
But first, a recap of that remarkable and icy 2018 event:
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Standing at the starting line ready to race is always exciting despite butterflies in my stomach. Once I am settled in my pace, the butterflies are gone.
Pre-race anxiety is not uncommon according to health clinician, mental performance consultant, and … Continue reading
The second annual
Forest Frenzy Winter Triathlon returns to the state’s scenic Northwoods this February. The race will take place Feb. 16, 2019, in beautiful Boulder Junction and includes a challenging snowshoeing, fat biking and cross-country skiing course in the … Continue reading
“The beauty of winter is its mystical aura,” writes snowshoe philanthropist and health authority Dr. Jeff Kildahl (JK). “Winter acutely defines one’s perspective. Snow represents a white blanket of desolation or bliss. The frigid temperatures and deafening silence of winter …
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The snow that was tossed madly by fierce gusts “mirrored a scene from the Himalayas,” said Annika Roger’s mother, Johanna. During the difficult conditions that were rustled up by the mountains to stifle competitors struggling to complete this challenge, a …
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It’s late summertime, so why such excitement about the earlier 2018 USSSA distance events? Because we are clocking the way to the 2019 marathon races at
Lakewoods Resort in beautiful, hilly Cable, Wisconsin, near the home of the Slumberland American … Continue reading
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JackRabbit Snowshoe Race Series is so fast… the five weeks of competition are already over! There’s hardly enough time to notice, much less to enjoy, all the upgrades at the Kissing Bridge Snow Area. Plus, check out the new … Continue reading
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For nearly two decades, residents of the Lake Tahoe area have celebrated the legend of Snowshoe Thompson. Dubbed the Mailman of the Sierra, John A. “Snowshoe” Thompson carried mail between Placerville, Calif. and Genoa, Nev. for 20 grueling years, twice …