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Tahquamenon Snowshoe Race 2014

Tahquamenon Snowshoe Race


5K & 10K
Upper Tahquamenon Falls
Paradise, Michigan
February 15, 2014

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The Tahquamenon River basin in Michigan's Upper Peninsula receives epic amounts of lake effect snowfall each winter. Tahquamenon's frozen waterfalls together with generous snowfall create an ideal venue for snowshoe racing.

Registration

Online.
Race Day: February 15, 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Current Registration Status: Open

Event Schedule

Event StartTimeRegistration Link
5K & 10K
11:00 a.m.
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Course Descriptions

All events start at the Upper Tahquamenon Falls. The course is a 5K groomed trail through forested sections of towering old growth white pines, cedar and maple-beech hardwoods. The 10K course consists of two loops of the 5K course.

Race Fees

EventUntil midnight
January 31
Until 9:00 p.m.
February 13
Race Day
Registration Fee
10K
$30
$35
$40
5K
$20
$25
$30

Refund & Transfer Policy

No refunds. This means that once you have registered your entry fee will not be refunded for any reason by Great Lakes Endurance. Active.com offers entry fee insurance.
No participant transfers. This means you may not transfer entry to anyone else.
No year to year transfers. This means that you cannot transfer your paid entry to any future events.
Event transfers. You may transfer from the 10K to the 5K until February 14, 2014. Email the race director ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) to request an event change. There are no refunds for entry fee differences between events.
Please note: Personal checks will no longer be accepted by Great Lakes Endurance.

Packet Pick Up & Race Day Registration

Early registration is encouraged to help with planning. However, participants may still register Saturday morning from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. at the Upper Falls.  Pre-registered participants pick up their race materials at this time.

Race Shirts

Great Lakes Endurance Snowshoe Series shirts are available for order with your online registration. Shirts are long sleeve eco-technical shirts by Greenlayer. Shirts include the logos from all three Great Lakes Endurance snowshoe events: Iola Twilight, Tahquamenon Falls, and Porcupine Mountains on the back and Great Lakes Endurance Snowshoe Series on the front pocket area. Cost per shirt is $20.

Awards

Awards will be given to the top three in each age group for each race. Overall male and female winners in the 10K will receive a pair of Atlas Snowshoes. Overall winners of the 5K will receive a Petzl Headlamp. Age group awards for each race include local maple syrup.

Age Groups

EventAge Groups
5K & 10 K
15 & Under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Post Race Refreshments

Organic hot chocolate and baked goods.