Snowshoeing with the Dinosaur 100 Trail Race Series

Lace up those shoes and get ready for the races. The snowshoe races! The Dinosaur 100 Trail Race Series holds snowshoeing races that run January and February at locations in Moffat and Routt Counties. The recent weather has provided just the right snowy conditions to enjoy snowshoeing trails throughout Northwest Colorado. There are four races all on Saturdays starting at 10am. The first race is January 19 at Loudy-Simpson Park. The second race is January 26 at Rabbit Ears Pass, Fox Curve. The third race is February 2 at Stagecoach State Park. The final race is on February 9 at Steamboat Lake. For those with the energy there is a 5k and those wanting a little less fresh air a 3k. It is $25 dollars for each race until the day of and then it will cost $40 dollars to register. “The races are designed to be family-friendly and more recreationally-oriented,” says organizer Mike Mathisen. “These are to be fun races and encourage people to snowshoe and get out in the mountains and parks.”

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.