Day of Registration
7:30-8:45am Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
What to Bring
Snowshoes, Running Shoes or Hiking Boots, Gloves, Hat, Thermals, Leggings and other Winter Wear.
Bag check-in available - Keep your clothes dry!
Snow-covered woods, hot chocolate, s'mores, roaring fireplaces and snowshoeing are all offered at YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin's Snowshoe Shuffle; the best of what winter in Michigan has to offer all in one place. If you are looking to work off a few holiday dinners, enjoy snowshoeing through beautiful West Michigan or simply want to try something new and fun for the entire family, then the Snowshoe Shuffle is for you. Snowshoeing is quick and easy to learn, so come one and all for a day of outdoor winter fun!
Located on the grounds of beautiful YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin, this 5K snowshoe race winds through 200 plus acres of pristine winter woodlands. First time snowshoes, experts, and athletes of all ages will are welcome to experience a day of outdoor activity and fun for the whole family. The mostly flat 5 kilometer course provides the perfect degree of difficulty for anyone looking to fulfill their desire for outdoor activity in the middle of winter.
After the race, participants are welcome to enjoy hot coco and other post-race refreshments in the warm and friendly confines of Camp Manitou-Lin's lodge. Awards will be presented to top male and female participants.
This event's proceeds will benefit YMCA Camp Manitou-Lin, helping to make Camp experiences possible for all children.
No snow on the ground? No worries! Just bring your running shoes or hiking boots and prepare for a one-of-a-kind trail experience.