Posts Tagged: Snowshoeing

Better Together: Merging Two Disciplines with Chuck Tookey

The following installment in ATRA’s year-long series, Better Together, features athlete, coach, and mentor Chuck Tookey and was written by trail runner Sarah Barber. Chuck Tookey is a guy who listens more than he speaks. When he opens his mouth, the words come out softly and well-chosen, usually with a speck of humor. An architect… Read more »

Andy Wacker’s tips for snowshoe running

In the following article, ATRA social media director Andy Wacker, shares his foray into snowshoe running as well as some tips for newbies to the sport. What better way to indulge the frigid Minnesota winter, than to face the cold and try out a new sport with old friends? That’s just what I did on… Read more »

A Rolling Start at the Gore Mountain Snowshoe Race

Gore Mountain

Gore Mountain 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 and the Gore Mountain Ski Bowl. Remember those classic shots we used to see of runners crowded at the… Read more »

Snowshoe National Championships Coming To Bend, Oregon

Written by Mark Elmore, Sport Director, United States Snowshoe Racing Association (USSSA).  The US Snowshoe Association and their event partners at Visit Bend in Bend, Oregon are working hard preparing to host the 2017 U.S. National Snowshoe Championships at the Mount Bachelor Nordic Center March 24th-26th, 2017. Many of the nation’s finest winter endurance athletes… Read more »

Snowshoeing 101

Written by ATRA contributor by Laura Clark.  Laura is a longtime snowshoe event director and lives in Saratoga Springs in upstate New York.  What makes snowshoeing so appealing is that there are no special skill sets or expensive lessons involved. If you can walk, you can snowshoe. If you can run, then you can certainly… Read more »