7th, 2013 will be the 23rd annual Day of Infamy Snowshoe Race with
the first race in 1991 directed by Ann Hopkinson and Fletcher Anderson.
They started this race to honor the servicemen who lost their lives
in Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941. Wanting to increase the popularity
of the race, it was developed into a benefit race for the animal shelters
around Garfield & Pitkin County. Each year we have 100 or more racers and the proceeds are divided between Colorado Animal Rescue, Rifle
Dog Pound, Animal Rescue Foundation, and Mid-Valley Animal Rescue.
has a reputation of fun and folly with awesome prizes following the
race from our great sponsors listed below.
race is an 8k race that winds through beautiful Babbish Gulch. There is usually 10k of groomed track on Sunlight's Cross Country system.
The race course uses the best snow available. The track may even lead
off onto a single track couse. The course is regularly packed (machine
or by foot) before the race day. If you have any questions feel free
to contact the race director at the address or phone number listed below.
for the race can be done locally before race day at Summit Canyon Mountaineering
(8th and Grand in Glenwood Springs) and Independence Run and Hike in Carbondale for a pre-registration fee of $20.
Please be sure to register before closing on December 6th as all registrations
are picked up then. Day of race registration is $22 and will take place
in the back of the Day Lodge at Sunlight Mountain Resort at 9 AM. Race begins at 10 AM. Please
make all checks out to "Day of Infamy Snowshoe Race ". Registration
You can print out the registration form and send it with
the pre-registration fee of $20 (make checks payable to "Day of Infamy Snowshoe Race") directly to C.A.R.E.
2801 County Road 114
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
You can contact Kiera if you have questions at
be sure to read the liability form and initial where it asks for your
initial and be sure to send it plenty early so it will be received in
Snowshoes will provide snowshoes for racer's that need them. Also they
have been kind enough to donate snowshoes to be given away at the prize
drawing that follows the race. All the prizes are given away as a drawing
so everybody has a chance to win. Summit Canyon Mountaineering provides
1st and 2nd place prizes and door prizes for the competitors.
has Men's and Women's classes and age classes of 45 and under and over
have further questions feel free to call Dorothy Howard at 970-379-2593.
to thank the many sponsors listed below that help make this race so