FAQs

Yes! If you decide to volunteer for a half or a full day you may run the course on Saturday Free of charge. Spaces are limited. To find out more details on our volunteer program, go to AbominableSnowRace.com/Volunteer.

Yes, $99 rooms rates are available for Yeti Nation. Devil’s Head Resort offers full service lodging and 5 onsite restaurants and bars. Call or go online at devilsheadresort.com. Use Group Code: ASR2019 for the $99 Rate.

Yes, Devil’s Head offers childcare for ages 6 months to 8 years old, at a rate of $8/hr per child, from 9a to 5p on Saturday and Sunday. For more information on the Childcare program, call Devil’s Head direct at 608-493-2204.

We’ll be serving cold craft beer, water, and soda in the ASR Base Camp tents. Also, Devil’s Head will be selling BBQ onsite. Feel free to bring snacks of your own, but please no alcohol.

No. Unfortunately we do not offer refunds under any circumstance. You can sell or give your registration to someone else. (See Transfer Questions) You may also transfer your registration to the 2020 Abominable Snow Race (Location & Date TBD). This transfer must be done one week before the 2019 race day. Transfers completed by Jan 26, 2019, will be allowed.

Yes, you may change your wave time, however you may only switch into a wave time that still has open slots. There is no transfer fee, however you will be asked to pay the difference in cost should the price of that heat be higher than what you paid. increase, but should the price increase, you will pay the difference in price to To change your wave time, complete the wave change form. The deadline to change your wave is 1 week before the event (be Jan 26, 2019).

Yes, you may transfer your registration to another racer. Press the button below for instructions. The deadline to transfer your registration is 1 week before the event (by Jan 26, 2019). It works like this… the seller will send an invitation to the buyer… the buyer will accept the invitation, and pay for their race entry. At that time, the seller will receive a full refund.

Yes, you can add unlimited laps to your race for $35. You will run the ame course each time (Expedition vs Adventure vs Endurance). Add unlimited laps to the Adventure Course (Sat, Feb 2nd) for $35, and to the Expedition Course (Sun, Feb 3rd) for $25. On Saturday, your last lap may not start after 2p. Then on Sunday, the deadline is 12p. Laps in excess of 1 earn a Multi-lap medal, which you will claim at the ASR timing tent, after you’ve completed your race.

To receive the distinction of the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place Overall or Masters champion you must run in the Elite Heats (Men 8a, Women 8:15a), AND you must complete every obstacle. If you fail an obstacle, you must begin that obstacle again. Those competing for Overall or Masters in the elite heat wave must wear a band provided by The Abominable Snow Race at the start line. You may attempt an obstacle as many times as you wish. However, if you cannot properly complete an obstacle, you must take your band off and give it to the obstacle attendant. You are no longer eligible to win the Overall or Masters award. top 3 Overall and Masters (40+) Men and Women earn a Custom Engraved Driftless Glen “Trophy” (aka a nice bottle of bourbon, laser engraved), a bag of sponsor goodies, a Free Race Entry to next year’s event, a spot on the podium, and bragging rights for a year. The main awards ceremony for the Overall and Masters male and female winners will take place between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m in the center of base camp. Most laps is another category that is awarded. Top Male and Female in the unlimited laps category will be crowned King and Queen of the mountain. Awards at 4p on Saturday. 3 Lap minimum to qualify for the award. Time runs consistently, even during your breaks. We track # of laps completed only, not specific lap times. Performance in Age group and Gender categories will be tracked as well, but are not awarded.

Yes, your family and friends are more than welcome to come and watch you race. Spectators are Free, but must sign a waiver before entry. Spectators may access the entire course at their own risk. The ski lift will be running all day. Spectators will need to stay off the course trail and out of the way of runners. There is also a Kids Race available to anyone ages 4-11.

Obstacles are voluntary for all racers except those running in the Elite heats. Please make smart decisions while on the course. The winter elements, and our obstacles will provide a challenge… please know your limits and use good judgement when conquering them. There is no penalty for not completing the obstacle.

There are no water obstacles on the course. So no fear of getting wet in the cold. However, remember that you will sweat, so be sure to wear gear that has good sweat wicking performance. Cotton material is not encouraged race day.

Not at this time, although we will continue to apply.

You may transfer your registration to the following year, if requested prior to 11:59p on March 6, 2020. There is a $20 fee to transfer your race to the following year. You will be charged only $20 when you sign up for the following year. Note: There will be no refunds.

You can also transfer the race to a friend by following the instructions on your registration confirmation email.

There will be a free bag check where we can store your belongings while you participate in the race or hang out in Base Camp.

All racers will receive a Finisher’s T-Shirt, a Yeti sized finisher’s Medal, and free Craft Brew or Hot Chocolate. Those that complete multiple laps, will get an additional medal for each lap completed. Claim your multi-lap medals at the timing booth after you’re complete with your run. Those that complete Both courses: The 7-8 Mile Adventure Course and the 3-4 Mile Expedition Course will earn the coveted Yeti Nation Medal.

The Abominable Snow Race is best enjoyed with friends! To run as a group, have all of your members sign-up for the same team during registration. You will be timed individually and not as a team. You may run in different heats and/or race categories. We offer group discounts for groups of 20 or more. email us at Mail@abominablesnowrace.com

Yes, there will be photographers placed throughout the course to take pictures of each individual runner. These pictures will be made available after the race for you to download free of charge. Keep in mind, these are action shots, so it’s possible they won’t catch the perfect picture of you, but that probably means you are having a blast on the course. We do not take the photographs. A third party is contracted to perform this service, and you must search for your own photos. You will need to contact them with any questions you have.

Race results will be posted as they come in throughout the day at the results/timing tent. After the race, they will be posted online at Abominablesnowrace.com. If you can’t find your time, email our timing company at bnhsdad@comcast.net. They will do everything they can to find your time for you. Keep in mind, we are trying to use an electronic chip to time you as conquer an abominable course of snow, ice, mud and obstacles. Your chip may break, it may come off, and it may even malfunction. There is nothing that we or anyone can do about this; this is just part of race timing and it happens at every race. If you are obsessed with knowing your time, wear a stop watch as a back-up. Remember, in the end, it is about completing the race, not who does it the fastest.

To start, you would have been contacted via direct email from our owner, regarding this question. If you’ve changed emails, then please know that your race (formerly Feb 1), has been transferred to March 14th at Devil’s Head. You have the option to move to any heat, race category or day (Saturday or Sunday). If you don’t want to change heats or days, then there’s nothing to do.. just show up on Saturday, March 14th, 1 hours before your heat time. If you’d like to make a change, email us at Mail@abominablesnowrace.com.

ASE Events, LLC purchases accident medical insurance coverage from a licensed third-party insurance carrier, which provides limited coverage to participants for medical bills arising from an injury incurred while participating at an event operated by ASR Events, LLC.

Please note that the accident medical insurance coverage does not include Disability Insurance or Loss of Income coverage. All claimants are required to complete certain forms and provide copies of all medical records to the insurance carrier. This policy is secondary to a claimant’s primary medical insurance policy. Please note there is a $500 deductible under the policy.

NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, PARTICIPATION IN THE ABOMINABLE SNOW RACE IS AT THE PARTICIPANT’S SOLE RISK. For more information regarding the specific coverage provided, please contact us at mail@abominablesnowrace.com.