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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“It is a sort of poetic justice that Eric’s first appearance in a USSSA National Championship occurred at Cable, Wisconsin in 2011,” said United States Snowshoe Association Sports Director Mark Elmore, “and now he wins the Cindy Brochman Memorial Snowshoe …
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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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Now is the time! Acquaint your youngsters—in my case, grandkids—to the fun and wonderment of snowshoeing on beds of freshly fallen flakes by equipping them with the proper and fun snowshoes.
I discovered many snowshoes for the two-to-teens age have …
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Tagged Atlas, Bloomington, Crescent Moon Snowshoes, Dion, gv snowshoes, LL Beans, Minnesota, msr snowshoes, Northern Lites Snowshoes, Red Feather Snowshoes, REI, Tubbs, USSSA, WSSF, Yukon Charlie's |
December 2, 2006, marks the day I joined The President’s Challenge, a free physical activities site administered by the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. Although posting my daily progress there, I only happened upon the fact that my …
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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 …
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The most difficult individual award of the winter, winning entry to
The Order of the Hrimthurs, relates to achieving that prize. It is an individual recognition, the best kind, only available to those who do the maximum distances of … Continue reading
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When the 80 finishers of the
Women’s Senior 10 km Dion USSSA National Championships lined up for their event in Eau Claire, not one guessed they had found themselves in a race of historic proportions; particularly Brandy Erholtz of Evergreen, … Continue reading
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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, …
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From racing regional United States Snowshoe Association (USSSA) qualifiers to the national championships, a constant is Bob Durband on the course, happily trudging trails. This weekend marked a particular notable event in his life.
No, he didn’t win a handsome …
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Tagged 10 km, 5 km, ALS, Braveheart snowshoe series, Duluth, Half-marathon, heart valve, Ironman, Mall of America, Minnesota, Minnesota State Snowshoe Championship, Murphy Hanrehan State Park, National Championship, Savage, St. Jude Medical, Suzie Fox, USSSA, Wall St Journal, Winteriffic, Wisconsin Ironman |
A three-inch fresh coating of dry, drifting snow greeted racers at the third Moose Tracks Snowshoe Race on Sunday, January 4, 2015. Winter wonderland conditions existed anyway with 18 inches on trails and much deeper in the woods. This 10 …
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Tagged Braveheart, Eau Claire, Michigan, Minnesota, Minocqua winter park, Moose Tracks, Snowshoe race, USSSA, Wisconsin |
Snowshoe Magazine revels in introducing popular products to the wacky world of snowshoe fun.
RZMask, a cold weather “Breathe Safe” covering for the nose and mouth, stresses uses for snowboarding, skiing, hockey, camping and snowmobiling. Snowshoe sports fit right … Continue reading
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