A steady stream of registrations is flowing in as Leadville prepares to welcome racers and recreationists to the
2020 Dion Snowshoes U.S. National Snowshoe Championships Feb. 28-March 1.
Colorado Mountain College Leadville, along with the Lake County Tourism Panel, … Continue reading
For all of us winter lovers out there, the Winter Olympics are the perfect way to celebrate winter recreation, athletes, and the season. However, why wait for the Olympic Winter Games in 2022 when you can experience an Olympic-style event …
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The leaders’ gold and silver medals rested on the side of the awards table unperturbed. “Fast Eddie” Rousseau, pacing the lead on a February day, was on mile 70 of the 2019
USA Track & Field (USATF) 100-Mile Nationals in … Continue reading
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A fresh snowfall can offer a unique experience to
explore our city or countryside. One snowshoe-friendly community worth exploring after fresh snow, is Rochester, NY. The city has excellent snowshoeing conditions, as it receives an average snowfall of 95 … Continue reading
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Aren’t you chomping on the bit to
qualify for the 2020 National Snowshoe Championships?
The 2020 national event will be held February 28-March 1 in the famous town of Leadville, Colorado, which is the home of the epic
Leadville … Continue reading
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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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A snow rabbit warily sits in the distance as I snowshoe closer to sneak a better view. The rabbit runs away before I get there, and in the meantime, I appreciate nature and all its surroundings.
What many runners don’t …
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Something spurred the snow to shrivel. Maybe blame Saturday’s sun and late 30’s temperatures overnight. Another look says perhaps the quickest snowshoer on trails just sizzled the course.
The rescheduled, reconfigured
Askov Finlayson Snowshoe Loppet 10 km course … Continue reading
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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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Standing at the starting line ready to race is always exciting, despite butterflies in my stomach and pre-race anxiety. However, once I am settled in my pace, the butterflies are gone. But how do we beat those pre-race jitters?
Pre-race … Continue reading
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The second annual
Forest Frenzy Winter Triathlon returns to the state’s scenic Northwoods this February. The race will take place Feb. 16, 2019, in beautiful Boulder Junction and includes a challenging snowshoeing, fat biking and cross-country skiing course in the … Continue reading
“The beauty of winter is its mystical aura,” writes snowshoe philanthropist and health authority Dr. Jeff Kildahl (JK). “Winter acutely defines one’s perspective. Snow represents a white blanket of desolation or bliss. The frigid temperatures and deafening silence of winter …
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