Posts Categorized: Snowshoe

2022 US Snowshoe Nationals – It is Great to Be Back!

Snowshoe Nationals

Written by trail and snowshoe runner Cole Crosby (pictured above #17 – photo credit: USSSA). The last U.S. Snowshoe National Championship that I had the chance to run was back in 2019 at the same venue of this years’ running: The Lakewoods Resort in Cable, Wisconsin. It was a course I have known well with… Read more »

2022 US Snowshoe National Championship Results

Snowshoe Nationals

2022 USSSA Snowshoe National Championships Official Results Cable, WI – March 13, 2022 Results with participant city and state included [PDF]. Division: 5K Finishers: 20 of 21 Rank Bib Name Gun Elapsed Pace Gen Age City- St 1 105 GAVIN ESTERHOM 00:21:28 06:55 M 14 2 101 ZEKE ANDERSON 00:25:38 08:16 M 14 3 110… Read more »

Race Week! 2022 USSSA Snowshoe National Championships

Message from United States Snowshoe Association director Jackie Hering. The U.S. National Snowshoe Championships are supported by the American Trail Running Association. Learn more about snowshoe racing on our dedicated webpage. Hello Snowshoe Enthusiasts and Happy Race Week! If you are getting this email you are signed up for the United States Snowshoe National Championships… Read more »

New York Snowshoe Races: How Far Can You Stretch It?

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Winterfest and Camp Saratoga Snowshoe Race report was written by ATRA contributor Laura Clark. Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, where she is a children’s librarian. The truth can be stretched, taffy can definitely be stretched and dollars used to be stretched, but snow? I… Read more »

Peak Races Snow Devil: The New Frontier of Snowshoe Racing

Cole Crosby

Written by mountain, trail and snowshoe racer Cole Crosby. Are you ready to try snowshoe racing? Check out our snowshoe page. The Peak Races are all about “going beyond your limits”. With the Snow Devil, this snowshoe run is really at the pinnacle of providing a rustic racing experience that tests the toughest winter runners… Read more »

It’s About More Than Snowshoe Racing

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This article was written by Hal Walter about his son Harrison’s first snowshoe race. Harrison is on the autism spectrum and runs for the Custer County Bobcats cross-country and track teams.  Harrison Walter – “The Blur” – had never even been on snowshoes, but when Colorado Mountain College coach Darren Brungardt called and asked if… Read more »

Snowshoe Racing Comes to Spring Mount Ski Area in Pennsylvania

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Photos and results from American Trail Running Association member Pretzel City Sports.  This past Saturday, January 29th the Pretzl City Sports’ Snowshoe 5K went down at Spring Mount Ski Area in Spring Mount, PA. 177 hearty runners finished the tough course that climbed up the ski area and returned back to the starting line. Elite… Read more »

Collegiate & Youth Snowshoe Championships a Success in Leadville Colorado

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This past Saturday January 29, the Colorado Cup Snowshoe race hosted the 2022 Collegiate and Youth Snowshoe National Championships at the Colorado Mountain College (CMC) in Leadville, CO. Race conditions were ideal with sunny skies and 40-degree temperatures. More than 80 Runners were challenged by the high altitude (10,200 feet) and a hilly 5-kilometer loop… Read more »

Chutes and Ladders at the Gurney Lane Snowshoe Race

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Gurney Lane Snowshoe Race report was written by ATRA contributor Laura Clark. Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, where she is a children’s librarian. Photos: Heidi Underwood. Gurney Lane Snowshoe Race and its summertime counterpart, Churney Gurney Trail Race must be two of the best… Read more »

Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe Snowshoe Race: When the Rooster Crows

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Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe Snowshoe Race report was written by ATRA contributor Laura Clark. Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, where she is a children’s librarian. Photos: Jen Ferriss This year we celebrated the 10th anniversary of Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe 5K and 10K Snowshoe races at the New Land Trust… Read more »

Chasing Sunbeams at Brookhaven Snowshoe

Brookhaven Snowshoe

The Brookhaven Snowshoe 5K (race #1) snowshoe race report was written by ATRA contributor Laura Clark. Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, where she is a children’s librarian. Photos: Rebecca Sewell. If you are always comfortable, it is not special. – Gary Cantrell The above… Read more »

Kicking off the Snowshoe Season at Gore Mountain Ski Bowl

Gore Mountain Snowshoe

The Gore Mountain Ski Bowel snowshoe race report was written by ATRA contributor Laura Clark (pictured above #27). Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, where she is a children’s librarian. Photos: Paul Allison, North Creek Ski Bowl. Our 2021-22 Dion WMAC Snowshoe season was all… Read more »

Leadville, Colorado to Host 2022 Collegiate Snowshoe National Championships

Leadville Snowshoe

Announcement from American Trail Running Association (ATRA) partner Collegiate Running Association (CRA). Colorado Cup Snowshoe Race will host the 2022 Collegiate Snowshoe National Championship and the Youth Snowshoe National Championship The Collegiate Running Association (CRA) is pleased to build upon existing partnerships with the United States Snowshoe Association (USSSA) and the American Trail Running Association… Read more »

Santa Fe Snowshoe Classic To Be In-Person and Virtual in 2022

Announcement from the Santa Fe Snowshoe Classic. To learn more about snowshoeing check out ATRA’s dedicated snowshoe page with a calendar of events, news and information about the U.S. Snowshoe National Championships at: https://trailrunner.com/snowshoe Snowshoe 6 kilometers to earn great swag and support Santa Fe Search & Rescue. The annual Santa Fe Snowshoe Classic is… Read more »

International Skyrunning Federation Launches Inaugural SkySnow World Championships

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Announcement from the International Skyrunning Federation (ISF). Learn more about how the American Trail Running Association helps to support Skyrunning. Photo above: ©Niccòlo Guasti. Snow represents one of the classical elements of skyrunning, especially at high altitude. To stay in line with the concept and to expand the sport to winter racing and lower altitudes… Read more »

Using Snowshoes on the Sand for Fitness: There is No Off-Season

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Written by Randy Philpotts for Snowshoe Magazine and republished here with permission. Photos: Randy Philpotts. To learn more about snowshoeing check out ATRA’s dedicated snowshoe page with a calendar of events, news and information about the U.S. Snowshoe National Championships at: https://trailrunner.com/snowshoe To stay in incredible physical form during the snowshoeing off-season, you need to… Read more »

A Perfect Season End at the Garnet Hill Snowshoe Race

Garnet Hill Snowshoe

The Garnet Hill Snowshoe Race report was written by ATRA contributor Laura Clark (pictured above wearing florescent yellow). Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, where she is a children’s librarian. A perfect ending is the one which leaves you wishing for more and that is… Read more »

Snowshoe Racing: The Frigus Snowshoe Race

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The Frigus Snowshoe Race report was written by ATRA contributor Laura Clark. Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, where she is a children’s librarian. Photos by Mike Seman. The above emblem is probably all you need to know to get the rough idea: a wasted… Read more »

Saratoga Winterfest Snowshoe Race actually features…Snow!

Saratoga Winterfest

Saratoga Winterfest 5K Snowshoe race report written by ATRA contributor Laura Clark. Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, NY, where she is a children’s librarian. Photos by Jen Ferriss. This may seem like a no-brainer but for the first time in many years, Saratoga Winterfest Snowshoe 5K… Read more »

Snowshoe Racing: Circling Around Gurney Lane

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Churney Gurney snowshoe race report written by ATRA contributor Laura Clark. Laura is an avid mountain, trail and snowshoe runner who lives in Saratoga Springs, NY, where she is a children’s librarian. Photos by Jen Ferriss. I’m on my way…off Northway Exit 20 and up onto Gurney Lane Recreation Area to the Churney Gurney 5K… Read more »