Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 10 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Location: Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust Wildlands, Downeast Highway, Orland, ME
For more information: Peter Keeney; (207) 288-3909; greatpondtrust.org
ORLAND – Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust hosts the Maine qualifier for the 2013 Dion National Snowshoe Championships, Sunday, January 20. Do it for the glory – or just for fun! This 4.9-mile run and walk on snowshoes starts at noon (register 10-11:30 am) from Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery (Hatchery Road off Rte. 1 in East Orland), and traverses snow-covered dirt roads and single track trail with plenty of up and down running through the Great Pond Mountain Wildlands. If snow melts, bring winter running shoes. Runners, non-competitive trekkers and 3-person teams are welcome. Entry fee is $10 for pre-registration (by Jan. 17), or $15 on race day, which benefits GPMCT. CLICK HERE for more detailed information on this race (especially official guidelines to qualify for nationals), and to download a registration form and waiver or to register online. Volunteers needed too! To volunteer or for more info, contact Peter John Keeney, 35 Greeley Avenue, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609, 207 288-3909, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great Pond Mountain Conservation Trust
PO Box 266
Orland, Maine 04472