4th Annual Winter Warrior Snowshoe Race; Saturday, February 8th!


Most Precious Winter Warriors and HP Yogis!

i TRULY hope you have been enjoying the constant, okay, chronic – loving embrace of our precious winter season so far at Winter Warrior 10k on Facebook,  and on our NEW, BEAUTIFUL website,
WinterWarrior10k.com (special thanks to J-3 Media!)
can you BELIEVE we are only one week away from our race;  Saturday, Feb. 8th….registration opens at 9am,  racing starts at 10 at the Durango Nordic Center just across Highway 550 from Purgatory Ski Area!   still only $15 to help support the Durango Youth Nordic Team!   we have another year of AMAZING FREE RAFFLE PRIZES from an astonishing array of local merchants…over $6,000 in GIVE AWAY PRIZES!!!  bring the family!  bring on the cowbells!  let’s celebrate winter in the MOST TRADITIONALLY RELEVANT WINTER SPORT OF ALL TIME!!!!  SNOWSHOEING!!!!   if you can walk?  you can snowshoe race!      
i want to let all of you know that the snowshoe course is going to be in TERRIFIC condition!   just like last year,  it seems the Snow Gods have seemingly marked our race as a Snowdance, and sure enough,
i was tele skiing through knee-deep fresh POW yesterday and we are set for even MORE snow before Race Date:  Saturday the 8th!   we’ll be grooming the Course to meet the USSA National Qualifier Standards
and for the 4th year in a row, you can expect a WORLD CLASS venue,  WORLD CLASS prizes (for ALL participants/volunteers) , and WORLD CLASS fun for you and your family!
NOTE:  if you are using my race to qualify for Snowshoe Nationals (to be held March 1-3 in Vermont),  you must go to www.WinterWarrior10k.com, download a USSSA Membership App, fill it out BEFORE you race on Saturday!  
i might be emailing you more before Race Day, however,
just know that i and the staff of Durango Nordic Center and our principle sponsors:  Tafoya, Barrett & Associates,   Kahtoola,  Pine Needle Mountaineering, and Tailwind Nutrition
let me know!  my email is:  [email protected]
and…enjoy the Sacred Snows!   see you on Race Day;  this SATURDAY!
wanna volunteer!??!    I NEED YOU!
head bowed,
coach steve ilg, cpt/uscf/ryt 500