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Snowshoe Racing Season 08-09

Postby summitrunner » Tue Oct 28, 2008 10:35 pm

I wanted to let you all know that the 2008-2009 Snowshoe Racing season is fast approaching. Here are some of the races on tap. Let me know if you know of any others or have any questions.

November 28th: Gobbler Trek 5K @ Copper Mountain
December 6th: Tennessee Pass Kickoff 5 Miler @ Ski Cooper
December 7th: @ Beaver Creek
December 27th: Pazzo's Eagle Vail Holiday 5K or 10K @ Eagle Vail*
January 10th: Luna Chase 1 @ Keystone
January 11th: Swift Skedaddle Snowshoe Race at the Raven @ Silverthorne*
January 11th: @ Beaver Creek
January 17th: Colorado State Championships @ Ski Cooper
February 1st: Frisco Gold Rush @ Frisco
February 7th: Luna Chase 2 @ Keystone
February 23rd: Swift Skedaddle Snowshoe Adventure at Gold Run Nordic Center @ Breckenridge*
February 28th: Bill's Island Grill 5 Miler @ Lionshead Gondola
March 7th-8th Snowshoe National Championships @ Mount Hood, OR
March 7th: Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer @ Frisco
March 8th: @ Beaver Creek
April 5th: @ Beaver Creek

*National Championship Qualifier
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Re: Snowshoe Racing Season 08-09

Postby summitrunner » Tue Jan 06, 2009 6:19 pm

The Luna Chase Series has been cancelled.

Also...add to the schedule the First Annual "Love me Tender" Snowshoe Adventure 5K on 2/14 at Summit High School (between Frisco and Breck). I will get more deatils soon (I am putting it on...nervous but excited!). Preview: it will be fun and there will be an Elvis contest!
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Re: Snowshoe Racing Season 08-09

Postby Shad » Fri Jan 09, 2009 10:57 am

Thanks for posting this!!!! I got a pair of racing shoes for Xmas and plan on trying them out this Sunday in Frisco. It will be my 1st snowshoe race and I can't wait. I think I will be able to do 3-5 races off this list. Any more you know of would be great.

Here is a link to some more races: http://www.racingunderground.com/snowindex.html

Thanks!

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Re: Snowshoe Racing Season 08-09

Postby Kruck » Fri Jan 09, 2009 12:03 pm

summitrunner wrote: add to the schedule the First Annual "Love me Tender" Snowshoe Adventure 5K on 2/14 at Summit High School


I sure hope someone (maybe you) will be running this in full Elvis regalia. Old white cape Elvis, of course.

Congrats on kick-starting an event. It's tough, especially on V-day ("Let's go suffer in the cold, honey!").

Good luck and have fun!
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Re: Snowshoe Racing Season 08-09

Postby summitrunner » Sun Jan 25, 2009 6:12 pm

Here are the details on the Love Me Tender Snowshoe Adventure:

When: 2/14/09 at 10:00 AM. Doors open at 8:30 AM.
Where: Summit High School 16201 CO-Hwy 9 Frisco, CO (between Frisco and Breck)
How much: $20 for students and $25 for adults (add $5 day of) (T-shirt included and other goodies)
How to register: register at SHS or email summitrunner3521@yahoo.com for a race brochure and details (we will accept online registrations through this email).

Fast and fun, great atmosphere, great snacks, and lots of snow!

Thanks for considering it 14ers.com community!
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Re: Snowshoe Racing Season 08-09

Postby RoanMtnMan » Sun Jan 25, 2009 10:15 pm

I had no idea this existed! I'm not much for snowshoeing but have to respect any reason for people getting some exercise in the mountains. Looks very aerobic. I watched a couple of youtube vids of snowshoe races and I must say I learned some things. And possibly laughed a little.

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Re: Snowshoe Racing Season 08-09

Postby ktimm » Mon Jan 26, 2009 1:53 pm

looks fun adn I love snowshoeing but I don't see any races in my neck of the woods.

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Re: Snowshoe Racing Season 08-09

Postby summitrunner » Tue Feb 03, 2009 5:52 pm

One more to add to the list...

2/7: Blizzard Blast 2009 @ Frisco Nordic Center

This one is going to a good cause: Women's Resource Center of the Rockies. Find more info at www.wrcinfo.org
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