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The Snowshoe Grind Mountain Run is back for its 9th year on Sunday, February 24th! This fun, social event is a great opportunity for snowshoers of all abilities and fitness levels to get outside and enjoy the trail, while supporting From the seasoned veteran to the first time snowshoer, all are welcome to participate. If you're looking to test your skills against other active snowshoers, this is a timed race, so come on out to challenge your personal best! 

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Step 1: Register here 
Step 2: Create your fundraising page here. NOTE: prizes will be awarded to top fundraisers and to each individual to raise $100 or more for 
Step 3: Well, that's it. Time to start your training and fundraising!


Course: The famous Snowshoe Grind (5km, 240m elevation) Snowshoes: Snowshoes are required and are available for rent for $10 (including GST) per participant. Reserve yours online at time of registration, and pick them up at the Start Line on event day. 

Event Schedule: 
8:00am–9:00am: Registration & check-in at the base plaza at Grouse Mountain 
9:00am: Registration closes 
9:55am: Pre-race briefing at the Snowshoe Grind Timer - must be on the Tram at 9:45am at the latest in order to make it 
10:00am: Race starts 
 11:00am - 1:00pm: After Party & Awards 

Award Categories: Prizing will be awarded to the top overall Male and Female, as well as the to first place winners of each age category below: 
-Top fundraiser
-12 and under 
-13 – 18 years 
-19 - 29 years 
-30 - 39 years 
-40 - 49 years 
-50 - 59 years 
-60 - 69 years 
-70 - 74 years 
-75+ years and up 
-Best costume

Included with registration: Skyride admission (race bib may be used for access to the mountaintop) Souvenir race bib Finish Line aid station (hydration & nutrition) Live DJ music to help you across the finish line Sponsor giveaway


In operation today are Upper Purgatory, Heaven's Sake, Paradise, Paradise Jib Park, Chalet Road, Cut Park, Peak Face and the Cut to mid-station. Check out the Activities and Attraction page for more information on terrain updates! Blue Grouse Loop and the Snowshoe Grind are now open 9am-Dusk!