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SCHEDULE WORLD SNOWSHOE CHAMPIONSHIP 2022

Registration starts: February 16th, 2022.
Check in and runner kit pick-up: September 1st, 2022. 12 PM - 8:00 PM (Location: Caviahue).
Opening Ceremony: September 2nd, 2022. 10 AM (Location: Caviahue).
Race Information meeting: September 2nd, 2022. 1 PM (Location: Caviahue).
Race: September 3rd, 2022. 10:30 AM (Location: Caviahue Ski Resort).
Award Ceremony: September 3rd, 2022. 5:30 PM (Location: Caviahue) .

1. When and where does 2022 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP race take place?
- Near Caviahue - Copahue, Province of Neuquén, Argentina.
See map
. The town where all runners, organization and media will stay is CAVIAHUE.

2. How and where can I register?
On our website, completing the online Registration Form.
REGISTRATION FORM

3. How much is the Registration Fee and what does it include?

This information will be announce once registrations are open.

5. What are the overall race distances? How long is the snowshoe running stretch (in Km)?
There are two distances in 2022 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: 5-k (Junior 15 to 19 years old) and 12-k (20-70+)

6.Are the snowshoes provided by the Organization?
NO.
They can be purchased or rented at ski/mountaineering rental stores.
You can rent them in Caviahue at:
- Marushstar: +54 9 2942 442772 / Email: skirentalmarushstar@gmail.com
- eneQene: +54 9 2942 466969 reservas@eneqeneturismo.com.ar
- Sur Extremo. +54 9 294 269-9348 / Email: najhue@hotmail.com
- Caviahue Tours: +54 9 11 4161-4485
For more information: copahueextremo@gmail.com.

7. Is it hard to run on snowshoes?
No. Running or walking on snowshoes is just like walking or running without them. You need to make some small changes in your running or walking technique: a slightly wider stance, and lifting your knees higher.

8. What are the Age Categories?

CATEGORIES

Distances: 12k (20 - 70+)

FEMALE MALE
20 to 29 years of age 20 to 29 years of age
30 to 39 years of age 30 to 39 years of age
40 to 49 years of age 40 to 49 years of age
50 to 59 years of age 50 to 59 years of age
60 to 69 years of age 60 to 69 years of age
70+ 70+

Age as Dec. 31st 2022

JUNIOR: 5K (Cat. 15-19)

FEM MASC
15-19 y.o 15-19 y.o

Age as Dec. 31st 2022

9. Where can I find suitable accommodation?
Caviahue is the most suitable place for accommodation. There you can find hotels, inns, hostels and guesthouses.

10. Is there any prize money?
No.

11. Where and when can I register? Where and when will the check in take place?
To be announced.

SEE RULES

12. Is there any required equipment?

  • - Official T-shirt (optional). Race bib must remain visible throughout the whole race.
  • - snowshoes (these are NOT provided by the Organization). Minimum measurements: 53.34 cm (21 inches), Ancho mínimo: 17.78 cm (7 inches)

Not compulsory but HIGHLY RECOMMENDED equipment

  • - sunglasses / goggles
  • - thermal shirt / first skin
  • - gloves
  • - waterproof / windbreaker jacket
  • - survival blanket (also known as space blanket)
  • - waterproof/windbreaker pants
  • Waterproof running shoes.
  • Trail running gaiters
  • One extra pair of socks.
  • Warm clothes (to be used pre- and post race)
  • Trekking poles, which provide safety in harsh ground conditions (in the case of snow/rain)
  • Sunscreen/sunblock