Races

In December the Iditarod Trail Committee announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 49th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race will follow a different course, one that won’t lead dog...
Race marshal Michael McGowan at the 2016 Open North American Championships in Fairbanks.
The following wise words are from longtime race marshal Michael McGowan who most recently gave a rookie orientation to new racers at the Alaska Dog Mushers Association in Fairbanks, Alaska.   This is...
2020 Iditarod Champion Thomas Waerner at the finishline in Nome. For the first time since 1973, there won't be an Iditarod coming to Nome.
On Friday Dec. 18, the Iditarod Trail Committee announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 49th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race will follow a different course, one that won’t lead...
Setting up camp is one of the main tasks of handlers on the Quest. Pictured is Emily and Richie's 36 hour camp site in Dawson City
The Yukon Quest is regarded as the most grueling thousand miles by dog sled in the race world, but did you know that this goes beyond the mushers and the incredible canine athletes? Some races on...
Since its inception in 1973, the Iditarod has undergone nothing short of a complete metamorphosis in terms of the time it takes to get to Nome, the style of dog run, the type of gear used to get...
Brent Sass near Carmacks in the 2019 Yukon Quest.
At his first rest stop of the 2019 Yukon Quest in Carmacks, defending champ Allen Moore was feeling pretty good about his first tactical decision to run the ninety miles without a stop. Was that too...
Iditarod champion Pete Kaiser claims the throne with his lead dogs Morrow and Lucy.
Wind-driven snow blowing through Front Street and the late hour did not keep throngs of Iditarod fans from coming to the finish line in Nome as Bethel’s Pete Kaiser, 31, became the 2019 Iditarod...
Anny Malo won this year's Wyoming Stage Stop race.
In 1996 Frank Teasley, with the help of public health nurse Jayne Ottman, launched the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race to showcase the beautiful state of Wyoming and to make sled dog...
Nic Petit won this year's Copper Basin 300 race.
The Copper Basin 300 Sled Dog Race began 30 years ago as a lodge race, running between local establishments in the Copper River Valley. In the early years the race alternated starting locations,...
Jan Bootz-Dittmar racing during the Doty Days last fall.
Two Rivers Funjor Fairbanks, AK Oct. 6 The Two Rivers Dog Mushers hosted their second annual Funjor event on October 6, 2018.  According to race director and club president Amanda Smith, the turnout...

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