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Registration and race start/finish take place at:
Eau Claire County Expo Center
5530 Fairview Dr
Eau Claire, WI 54701

  • All entries include Powder Keg event T-shirt and chili feed (must register by 1/12/17 to be guaranteed a t-shirt)
  • Courses include a mix of singletrack and groomed ski trails through beautiful Lowes Creek County Park

10K/5K SNOWSHOE RACES

  • Highly-rated course featured in the 2015 US National Snowshoe Championships
  • Chip timing
  • Northern Lites Snowshoe will be onsite with snowshoe demos
  • 10K and 5K snowshoe races start at 10:00am
  • Adult entry fee $30 ($35 after 1/11, $40 race day)
  • Youth/student entry fee $15 (age 22 and under; $20 after 1/11, $20 race day)
  • $10 discount if you do both the snowshoe and fat-bike races
  • Awards: Medals for top 3 men and women in each age group; overall awards for top male and female in 10K and 5K; special award for combined time in both 10K and Fat-Bike Race

24-mi/12-mi FAT-BIKE RACES

  • New format with long and short options
  • Fat-Bike race starts at 1:00pm
  • Entry fee $30 ($35 after 1/11, $40 race day)
  • $10 discount if you do both the snowshoe and fat-bike races
  • Awards: Medals for top 3 male, top 3 female. Special award for combined time in both 10K and Fat-Bike Race
  • Compete in the new Poker Roll to win a Scheels gift card!

NEW!!  1-MILE SNOWSHOE HIKE

  • Enjoy a relaxed hike on marked trails, then warm up with a bowl of chili
  • Snowshoe hike begins just after the 10K/5K starts (a little after 10am)
  • Entry fee $30 ($35 after 1/11, $40 race day)
  • $10 discount if you do both the snowshoe and fat-bike races
  • The hike is untimed. All entrants get a T-shirt.

SNOWSHOE & FAT-BIKE COMBINED
(presented by Northern Lites Snowshoes)

  • Race both the snowshoe race and fat-bike race for a full day of fun on the trails!
  • First 20 racers to pre-register will receive special “Dominator of the Snows at Lowes” finisher award
  • Top combined overall male and female in the 10K Snowshoe and long Fat-Bike races will win a pair of race snowshoes from Northern Lites Snowshoes, Top male will win a pair of Race Orange Tru Trak snowshoes. Top female will win a pair of Race Women’s Tru Trak snowshoes.
  • $10 discount if you register for both races
  • Combined entrants receive one t-shirt

The Powder Keg snowshoe 10K & 5K races are part of the free Braveheart Midwest snowshoe racing series.  Visit cutemoose.net for details.

*Course maps are subject to change. All distances are approximate.