A. Nope, normal running shoes will be fine. The nordic trails that you'll be running on are well packed and you can walk/run on them without sinking into the snow.Q. Will special shoes be needed for the run?
A. Traditional running shoes will work just fine and in most cases will be the best choice. If you have a pair of shoes with spikes or studs it may help on a couple hills, but are not necessary. Yak tracks can be used if you like.