Special Olympics Snowshoe Racing helps athletes enhance their fitness level during the winter months through a full body workout. Snowshoeing is relatively easy to learn because of its natural movement and it also helps build strength while offering a fun and challenging workout.

2023 Competition Options

Competition will be held at Nine Mile Forest in Wausau on Saturday & Sunday, February 11 & 12. Athletes can compete in 3 events (2 individual events and 1 relay or 2 relay events and 1 individual).

Important Dates

  • Medical Deadline: January 1
  • Registration Deadline: January 23
  • Scratch Deadline: January 27
  • Competition Date: February 11 & 12 (Winter Games)


  • 50m Race
  • 100m Race
  • 200m Race
  • 400m Race
  • 800m race
  • 4x100m Relay Race
  • 4x200m Relay Race
  • 4x400m Relay Race

Snowshoe Racing Rules