Online Registration EXTENDED!

We’ve decided to extend the deadline for online registration for the later comers. It now closes at noon on Friday. But don’t wait till the last minute! Here’s the link – Online...

Snow Conditions – February 26th

Only 3 days till the Dion Snowshoes U.S. National Snowshoe Championships! Here is a little video to show you the current snow conditions at Prospect Mountain in Woodford, Vermont, where the event is being...

List of Registered Athletes Posted

For those of you curious to see how you stack up against the competition, I’ve posted a list of registered athletes organized by age group. As more racers register I’ll keep updating the list. The page can be found here Registered Athletes...

Relay Race Course

A fun, scenic and spectator friendly 2.5 kilometer loop has been set for Sunday’s Relay Race event. Teams of four people will each run a leg to see which group can cover the 10 kilometers of total distance the fastest. This event is open to all. Teams can consist of a single or mixed gender group. Total Elevation Gain – 96 feet K – Gain – Loss 1 – 62′ – 53′ 2 – 11′ – 37′ 2.5 – 23′ –...

Junior’s 5k U.S. Championship Course

The Junior’s 5K course has been finalized. Check out the map and elevation data below. Elevation Data per Kilometer: K – Gain – Loss (ft.) 1K – 122 – 29 2K – 72 – 114 3K – 192 – 80 4K – 43 – 81 5K – 28 – 138 Total Climb – 457 Feet * This elevation data is...

10K U.S. Championship Course

The Open Men’s and Women’s 10K course has been finalized. Check out the map and elevation data below. Elevation Data per Kilometer: K – Gain – Loss (ft.) 1K – 131 – 28 2K – 60 – 121 3K – 204 – 72 4K – 255 – 22 5K – 100 – 00 6K – 56 – 173 7K – 130 – 112 8K – 24 – 145 9K – 13 – 202 10K – 59 – 140 * This elevation data is approximate. The total average climb of the 4 times I’ve run the course is 937...

Snow Conditions at Prospect Mountain on January 29th, 2014

The Northeast has had a strange Winter. We started off with several feet of snow and cold conditions in December and then a mid January thaw and lots of rain saw much of the region lose its snow cover. Due to it’s high elevation, Prospect Mountain in Woodford, VT (site of the 2014 Nationals) has fared better than most. To dispel the rumors that there is no snow, I went up this morning to take some pictures of the conditions....

Junior Division at the National Championships

Junior Division If you are a junior athlete (ages 11-14 or 15-19), or know of one who would love to compete in a National Championship, we’d love to have you at the event. Not many junior athletes are aware that snowshoe racing is a sport, and we’d like to change that. So help us to spread the word and get as many young athletes as we can enjoying the challenge of a snowshoe...