Upcoming Races 2/1/12

Here is a list of some of the snowshoe races coming up: 2/3/12-2/4/12 Devil’s Thumb Ranch Moonlight Grand Huts Progressive Dinner Devil’s Thumb Ranch County Highway 83 Granby, CO 80478 2/4/12 Exeter Snowshoe Hullabaloo Granite State Snowshoe Series Exeter, NH 2/3/12-2/4/12 Snowdash Extreme 5k Echo Mountain, CO 81122 2/4/12-2/5/12 Kids ‘N Snow Weekend West Yellowstone […]

MTN Series Mountain Snowshoes

The MTN Mountain Snowshoes are a very unique type of snowshoe. They are different from other brands in that they come with a trail crampon that can be used either separately or along with the Snowshoe. The aggressive nature of the 8-point crampons can be used for slick and icy terrain on the trails and […]

Krause and Furlani Win Championships

Ashley Krause and Kathleen Furlani claimed the Massachusetts and Connecticut State Snowshoe Championships, respectively. Pittsfield, Massachusetts played host to the Curly’s Massachusetts and Connecticut State Snowshoe Championships. Krause finished the race in 40:01, 27 seconds ahead of runner up Courtney Tedeschi of New York (41:28). Kelsey Allen was the 3rd female finisher, crossing the line […]

Snowshoe Running – The Grand Mesa Widgets

The Galls Win in Iowa

Husband and wife duo, Scott and Sarah Gall, claimed their respective state championships in Iowa this weekend.  Sarah claimed the women’s championship by over 12 and a half minutes with a time of 56:28.  Her nearest competitor was Carla Stoner of West Des Moines, Iowa in 1:09:00.  Another 8 minutes back, in 1:17, was Julie […]

Snowshoe Shuffle Coming Up!

The 2012 Twin Cities Snowshoe Shuffle is coming up this Saturday, February 4th at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton, MN.  The Snowshoe Shuffle is the biggest snowshoe race in Minnesota and is the 3rd largest regional qualifying race for the national championships. If you don’t have your own snowshoes, don’t worry… snowshoe rentals […]

Tarras Takes MI State Championship

Kevin Tarras of Grawn, MI won the Michigan State Snowshoe Championships today. The Bigfoot Boogie in Traverse City played host to this year’s championship 10k race. The 29 year old Tarras finished in a time of 47:03.2. Jeb Stone finished 2nd in 47:42.7. Marshall Randall came in a little over 2 and a half minutes […]

North Carolina’s 1st (snow) Shoe Championships?

…Or was it?  North Carolina attempted to jump in the USSSA ring, but mother nature did not cooperate.  That’s right, the North Carolina State Snowshoe Championships were contested in running shoes. The lack of snow made it difficult to have a traditional snowshoe race, so they did what they could and made it a good […]

A Snowshoe Supernova

It felt good to get out to the snowshoe trails today.  I laced up my adidas Supernova Cushion training shoes to go with the Tubbs Wilderness Snowshoes.  I didn’t see any fellow snowshoers on the trails, but there were plenty of people out enjoying the day.  I saw a few people skiing, a couple of […]

Goals for Running Snowshoes

Hey everyone, I have been getting so many different questions about snowshoeing, snowshoe running, and snowshoe recommendations.  I have also been getting a lot of products to review and topics to cover.  Thank you so much for all of your questions!  I am looking forward to addressing all of them in the near future.  So, […]