…. and it will definitely be on snowshoes! RD Laura Clark reports the Saratoga Spa State Park has a good based of hard-packed snow with 6-8″ of softer powder that fell during this week’s storm. Registration/check-in at the park administration building from 9:30-10:45; race begins at 11 AM. Full race info can be found here.

If you’re looking for other snowshoe racing options this weekend, Friday night brings the 2nd Nor’Easter Night 5k at Viking Nordic in Londonderry VT (9 PM start.) Saturday morning sees another running of the Super Frosty Loomis 5k/10k races out near Ithaca in central NY (10 AM start) and the morning Little Rodent 4mi/afternoon Cast a Shadow 6hr races (10:30 AM/1 PM starts) near Rochester NY. And Sunday has at least two options to the west of our region – the Oak Runner 5k/10k races at Oak Mountain Ski Center in Speculator, NY and the Selkirk Shores 5k at Selkirk Shores State Park in Pulaski, NY.