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Snowshoe series

***JANUARY 9 UPDATE: The January 11 snowshoe 5K & 10K has been cancelled due to a lack of snow. Full details HERE

Series entrants can choose to receive a deferral to a later race of the same distance, including a 2021 event, or a $20 refund.

SIGN UP for the 2020 Nor'easter Snowshoe Series Viking races HERE

SIGN UP for the Merck Forest Snowshoe Ultra HERE

Quick links:

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Thanks to title sponsor DION Snowshoes, a limited number of DION running snowshoes will be available to demo for $5! Demos will be available on a first come, first serve basis in-person ONLY before each race. Plan to get there early!

USSSA Info & Discount

US Snowsoe Association sanctioned events

USSSA Sanctioned races 


Members enjoy a day-of registration discount. ​Sign up in-person before each race and bring your current membership card to score $5 off! Learn more about the USSSA on their website

Prizes & Swag

Racers' choice of swag item (water bottles, hats, mugs, etc.) at check in for each race. Lots of options to keep it interesting!

First place female and male finishers in the longest distance at ALL SEVEN RACES will win an entry to the Dorset Hollow Road Race! 

Overall female and male series winners will each take home a pair of DION racing snowshoes! 


All snowshoes must meet USSSA legal size requirements (at least 120 square inches and no smaller than 7" x 20")

Poles are not allowed. Accommodations can be made for blind/visually impaired and mobility-challenged athletes -- email rd@netrailruns.com


Located in Londonderry, VT, Viking features a 39-km network of beautiful, varied groomed and singletrack trails. Centrally located in Southern Vermont, Viking is a short drive from the Tri-State Area off either US 91 or Rt. 7. The private facility boasts some of Vermont's most well-loved Nordic trails! There are also guest house and apartment accommodations available to rent for a fun weekend away. Details can be found at their website.

Deeply discounted passes will be made available to participants' friends and family to enjoy the trail network on skis or snowshoes while you race! There will be several spectator viewing opportunities as well.

Cancellation Policy

If an event is cancelled due to a lack of snow, all pre-registrants can elect to defer their entry to a later event of the same distance or receive a refund (less the processing fee). Series entrants can defer to a later event of the same distance, including a 2021 race, or receive a $20 refund.