February 17th, 2024, Rough Raquette Snowshoe Fun Run
Join us for Rough Raquette on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2023, 9 a.m. in Raquette Lake. The Rough Raquette is a 5K snowshoe or one-mile fun run or walk. The completely flat course will take place on the ice, starting near town and head toward South Bay before looping back to town. It is an out and back race. The race will start out on the ice approximately ¼ mile from the village. Be sure to allow time to get to the starting area after your arrival. The 1 mile fun run and 5K run concurrently and share the same course for the first ½ mile. Loaner snowshoes will not be available.
It is Winter Carnival Weekend in Raquette Lake and we encourage you to stick around to take advantage of the other events in town. Youth activities start at 11 a.m. and include plenty of fun games. Ladies Frying Pan Toss at 12 Noon, Ice Golf at 2 p.m. and bonfire all day. Fireworks on Saturday night at dusk! On Sunday at noon, it’s the Timed Cross-cut and chainsaw competition. Competitors welcome! For more information on the Winter Carnival call 518-624-3077.
9 a.m. Packet pick up begins at 8 a.m. on the ice, in front of the Raquette Lake Supply.