The seventh annual Hoot-Toot and Whistle 5K Snowshoe Race and Hike sponsored by Dion Snowshoes is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 23, on the Catamount Trail.

Registration is from 9 to 10 a.m. at Readsboro Central School, Phelps Avenue; turn at the bandstand.

Race start time is 10:30 a.m. Carry some food and drink as there will be no aid stations available.

Free refreshments and prizes will be provided at the school after the race.

A minimum snowshoe size of 120 square inches is required. Limited snowshoe rentals will be available.

Entry is $15 on race day only; ages 65 and older and under 18 are free. All proceeds benefit the E.J. Bullock Building Restoration Project.

For information, visit, call Bob Dion at 802-423-7537 or email