The Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe Brings Competition and Fun to the Adirondack Coast
5K/10K Snowshoe Race Heats up Winter at Saranac's New Land Trust

Plattsburgh, NY1/14/2015 – This Saturday, January 17, 2015 DION Snowshoes will heat up winter on the Adirondack Coast with the third annual Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe Snowshoe Race.  The Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe, one of the Northeast’s regional qualifiers for the 2015 USSSA National Snowshoe Championships in Eau Claire, WI, offers a 5K and 10K snowshoe race that makes use of the rolling trails covering most of New Land Trust’s 287 scenic acres in Saranac, NY.  The competition is open to participants of all levels with a $150 cash prize for the overall male and female winners in the 10K race and a very unique trophy to the overall male and female winners in the 5K race.  The entry fee for the race is $15 ($20 day-of) which gets you a t-shirt (only guaranteed to those who pre-register), merchandise raffle eligibility and post-race refreshments.  New to the event this year, families can now let the kids take part in the fun with the ½ mile Kids Snowshoe Scramble, a $5 entry. 
Proceeds from the event will benefit The New Land Trust, a non-governmental, not for profit organization dedicated to developing and sustaining their property for health of the environment and the enjoyment of the public.  The Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe will begin promptly at 10:00am on Saturday, January 17 with registration from 8:00am-9:45am. 
For more information on The Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe visit cockadoodleshoe.com.  
While on the Adirondack Coast take time to enjoy some of the best trails the east has to offer! Nordic skiers and snowshoers enjoy an extensive network of trails, both groomed and natural, in their choice of park or mountain settings.  With miles and miles of trails the Adirondack Coast offers something for everyone from the expert to the beginner.
For more information on Nordic skiing and snowshoeing on the Adirondack Coast visit goadirondack.com. 
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About the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau                                                                                                         
The Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau, a division of the North Country Chamber of Commerce, was established in 1994 as the official tourism promotion agency for the travel and tourism industry in Clinton County, NY. Based in Plattsburgh, NY, the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau contributes to the county's economic development and quality of life by promoting the region as a destination for leisure and group travel with a particular focus on history, agriculture and outdoor recreation including cycling, paddling, fishing, boating and skiing. For more information about Clinton County tourism, please contact the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau at 518.563.1000, visit goadirondack.com or log onto Facebook.com/AdkCoast.

   


Contact

Kristy Kennedy
518.563.1000
kristyk@northcountrychamber.com
Amber Parliament
518.563.1000
amberp@northcountrychamber.com

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