ST. GERMAIN — Residents and visitors are invited to gather their friends for the fourth annual Arctic Warrior Snowshoe and Winter Obstacle Course Races this Saturday, Jan. 11, in St. Germain. 

Headquarters for the event, which begins at noon, will be at the Wild Bear Grill & Pub at the Black Bear Lodge. 

Spectators are invited to watch racers take part in the 5K or 10K Snowshoe Race or the 5K or 10K Obstacle Course Race, both of which take place around Little St. Germain Lake.

The obstacle course offers a variety of challenges, including an adventure tire, dumpster dive, arctic switchback climb, snow tunnel crawl and fat tire bike trek.

The Most Spirited Arctic Warrior Team will be recognized at 3:30 p.m. at the Wild Bear Grill & Pub. A full bar and chili will also be available.

Proceeds from the race will be shared with the St. Germain Non-Motorized Trail System Fund.

For more information on the event, visit or call (715) 477-2205.