BAM! Congratulations racers & thank you for making the Jackrabbit a huge success! Thank you to our many volunteers and sponsors for keeping Monday nights thumping.
5-Night Snowshoe Race Series Kissing Bridge Resort in Glenwood, New York. Monday Evenings 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20 If rain-dates are necessary the series will extend by a week
Snowshoers take to the course under the lights around the base of Kissing Bridge's North area (the North area is closed to skiing on Monday's) during this weekly thrashing of heart pounding snowshoe action. You can run it, walk it or mix it up as long as you're on snowshoes. Races begin at 6:30pm. Registration opens at 5:30pm in the warm confines of KB's North Lodge. After each event the bar & restaurant will be open for snacks, beverages & socializing. Race one, two or the entire five events. To be part of the series you need to finish four. Snowshoe rentals will be provided by Gear for Adventure on-site at each event for $5.
The Course: Starting & finishing in front of the North Lodge snowshoers toe the line on a packed powder 1-mile loop traverssing the base of the North area slopes in a mass-start format. The lights will be turned on providing ample sight but headlights are encouraged as well. The huge picture windows of the North lodge provide the perfect viewing area for family & friends or to keep warm before/after the races. The course does not climb the mountain but it is not pancake flat.
Classes: JackRabbit Open Male & Female divisilon 2-Mile. Mini Jack division 1-Mile Male, Female & Junior. Series awards are given to the top 10 in each division Male & Female at the final event. Registration: Pre-register on-line for the series or come down each night to sign-up at the North Lodge. $15 per event. Pre-register for the series by race #1 get a Jackrabbit koozie. You can sign up for the series at the first event as well.
The Jackrabbit Series helps support HEART Animal Shelters of WNY