FAQs

IF I VOLUNTEER, DO I GET TO RACE FOR FREE?

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.

IS THERE LODGING ONSITE AT THE RACE?

Yes, Devil's Head is offer $99 rooms rates for Yeti Nation. Devil’s Head Resort offers full service lodging and 5 onsite restaurants and bars.  Call 608-493-2204 or go online at devilsheadresort.com. Group Code: ASR2020 

IS THERE CHILDCARE ONSITE AT THE RESORT?

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

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WHAT'S THE FOOD AND DRINK SITUATION?

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.

CAN I GET A REFUND?

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 2021 Abominable Snow Race (Location & Date TBD). This transfer must be requested before March 7, 2020 to qualify.  Use our Contact Us page to request a transfer to the 2021 event.  

CAN I CHANGE MY HEAT?

Yes, you may change your wave time (or Corral).  Go to your Runsignup.com/profile page, scroll down to your upcoming events.  In the 2020 Abominable Snow Race, select "Manage Registration".  Select Corral in the menu at the top, and select your new wave time from the drop down.  Save your selection and that's it.

CAN I TRANSFER MY RACE TO SOMEONE ELSE?

Yes, you may transfer your registration to another racer as a Gift or you may sell the registration to them to receive a full refund.  Go to your Runsignup.com/Profile page, select "Manage Registration" in the 2020 Abominable Snow Race event.  Select "Transfer to Another Runner" from the Menu at the top.  Enter your friend's email address and follow the instructions to send them an invite.  Once they accept and pay, you will receive a refund.

I WANT TO DO MORE THAN 1 LAP, DO YOU STILL HAVE THE UNLIMITED LAPS = UNLIMITED MEDALS ADD-ON?

Yes, you can add unlimited laps to your race for $35. You will run the same course each time (Expedition or Adventure). You'll receive a medal for each lap you complete.  Your last lap must start before 2p. Complete 2 laps and you'll earn the 4" Yeti Nation Medal.

IS THERE A COMPETITIVE HEAT, AND WHAT ARE THE AWARDS?

Awarded heats include:

  • Elite Adventure (Top 3 M/F Overall and Masters - 40+).  Masters competitors also qualify for overall awards.
  • Elite Endurance (Most Laps - King & Queen of the Mountain)
  • See our Awards Page for specific awards.  (Awards to be released in December 2019)

ARE SPECTATORS FREE? CAN MY FAMILY WATCH?

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. Spectators will need to stay off the course trail and out of the way of runners. There is also a LiL Yeti Race available for kids ages 4-11.

ARE OBSTACLES MANDATORY?

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. Elites will lose a band for each failed attempt.  For Open racers, there is no penalty failing an obstacle.

ARE THERE WATER OBSTACLES ON THE COURSE?

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.

IS ASR AN OCRWC QUALIFYING COURSE?

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

CAN I TRANSFER MY RACE IF I CAN'T MAKE IT ON RACE DAY?

You may transfer your registration to the following year, if requested prior to 11:59p on March 7, 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 going to your RunSignUp.com/Profile page, selecting Manage Registration in the 2020 ASR event section, select Transfer to Another Runner in the menu at the top and follow the instructions.  You can transfer the race as a gift or you can sell your race to a friend.  You'll need their email to complete the transfer.  

WHERE DO I PUT MY KEYS, CELL PHONE, AND WALLET, ETC?

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.  Bag check is not 100% secure, so please use at your own risk.

WHAT DO I GET FOR CONQUERING THE COURSE?

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 or 2 laps of either course will earn the coveted Yeti Nation Medal.

CAN WE SIGN UP AS A TEAM?

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 (if you choose to be timed) 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.

ARE EVENT PICTURES AVAILABLE?

Pictures are always free... There will be 4 photographers on the course... keep an eye out for them and capture your Abominable moment

WHERE DO I FIND RESULTS?

Results will be posted at the timing tent near the finish line and Online after the race.  Links will be included online, post event, at AbominableSnowRace.com

INSURANCE QUESTIONS...

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.