The snowshoe season began with a began (actually, a “3-2-1-SHOE!” from Race Director Bruce Kelly) this Saturday at the Tennessee Pass Nordic Center outside of Leadville, CO. At well over 10,000’, the five-mile course provided technical terrain and plenty of lung-burning hills.
I traveled to the event with fellow trail runners Brandy Erholtz of Evergreen and John Tribbia of Boulder. As expected, John provided some tough competition! We finished 1-2, and Brandy took the women’s win.
Bruce puts on a superb series of races (details at www.pedalpowerbike.com), and I look forward to the next event outside of Vail on New Year’s Eve.
Here’s a quick film from the race: