Race Status:CANCELLED - Due to the lack of snow cover the race has been cancelled.
Sandwich Library Parking Area
Center Sandwich, NH
Distance: 4 miles
09:30 am to 10:30 am
Cost: $5 (day of event registration only)
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Race Director(s): Paul Kirsch
Designer: Paul Kirsch
UPDATE (01.21.2015); The race has been cancelled due to the lack of snow and abundance of ice on the Fairgrounds. We will work with the US Snowshoe Association to move the qualifier to another NH-based race. Visit the series website at http://www.granitestatesnowshoeseries.org for the details on a new qualifier.
Parking & Race Day Registration: 9:30-10:30AM at the SANDWICH LIBRARY PARKING AREA, ROUTE 109 CENTER SANDWICH, NH
About the Race: We may be no frills but we are still at the epicenter of the snowshoe racing universe. This is the only race that is part of the both the famed and internationally acclaimed Western Mass Athletic Club (WMAC) Snowshoe Series and the quickly growing and frighteningly successful Granite State Snowshoe Series. We dare call it The Crossroads of snowshoe racing. Its also a qualifying race for the 2015 National Championships in Eau Claire, WI. Its all brought to you by the Sandwich Sidehillers, Dion Snowshoes, and Hammer Nutrition.
DIRECTIONS: I-93 to exit 23, rte 104 East to rte 25 East to Center Harbor. Turn onto Bean Rd go 8 Miles Turn Right at blinking light at Route 113 Library Entrance just past Post Office.
Snowshoe Requirements: MINIMUM SNOWSHOE SIZE = 120 SQUARE INCH SURFACE.
Aid Stations: Water & Heed Sports Drink Available at Start/Finish Only
DION SNOWSHOE RENTALS: A limited number of DION Snowshoes will be available to rent the day of the event. Please contact us at contact@acidoticRACING.com to reserve your pair.
ONE WARM HAT: We will also continue the tradition helping the less fortunate in our community and will do so by collecting gently used and clean warm hats at all of our winter events in 2015. These hat are collected through our One Warm Hat program and donated directly to New Horizons of New Hampshire in Manchester. Thank you in advance for your support.
New Hampshire winter weather can be very unpredictable and occasionally make travel hazardous. For the safety of our volunteers, competitors, and family a final determination on the status of our races will be made the Thursday prior to each race. The status of the race ("ON" or "POSTPONED") will be detailed on each individual race webpage. You must check each race webpage prior to the race to assure the race will be held. Every attempt will be made to reschedule all postponed events. Pre-registered competitors will be given a refund or rain check.