As the second race in the 1st annual XTERRA Steamboat Snowshoe Series gets underway this weekend, one of Steamboat’s resident outdoor brands, Point6 will be out in full force.
As a proud sponsor of the series, Point6 will cheer on participants and supply its premium merino wool ski socks to the top 10 finishers in both the 5k and 10k snowshoe race age categories. Point6 offers a full line of performance merino wool socks for just about every activity out there, from hiking to skiing and snowboarding, to cycling, running, and everything in between.
The Steamboat Snowshoe Series is brought to you by Get Fit Family Racing and is part of the XTERRA trail series. Based in Steamboat, Get Fit Family Racing is focused on getting families together and fostering a healthy lifestyle and sense of community through fitness. Owners Todd and Heather Gollnick are lifelong residents of Steamboat and Heather is a 5x Ironman Champion and holds a degree in Corporate Fitness. This year Heather will also serve as one of Point6’s athlete ambassadors, where she will be instrumental in providing testimonials and feedback, product testing and development for Point6’s line of merino socks for running, hiking, skiing and more.
Point6 is proud to support Get Fit Family Racing in its endeavor to bring the XTERRA Snowshoe Series to Steamboat and serve local athletes of all ages and abilities.
XTERRA produces numerous races across the U.S. each year that are open to all runners, including the XTERRA Trail Run National and World Championships. Each winner of the 10k snowshoe race (all age groups) will receive free entrance into the XTERRA’s Trail Running National Championship scheduled at Snowbasin Resort in Utah, September 2014.
Other activities include Fat Tire Snow Bike races at each venue, including 5K and 10K competitive events to round out a great day of racing and fun.
The XTERRA Snowshoe Race Series is sure to be fun for the whole family!