Check out this link for information on the Cascade Sled Dog Club 2012 racing schedule:http://www.cascadesleddogclub.com/racing-information.html
In a race where deep snow brought mushers to a crawl and prompted almost half of the field to scratch, Brent Sass and Kristy Berington were crowned champions of the Gin Gin 200, a mid-distance sled dog race in the Paxson area that features separate divisions for men and women….
Organizers of a sled dog race in the northern Lower Peninsula say a shortage of snow has led them postpone the event until March.Read more here: http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/breaking/chi-no-snow-so-no-sled-dog-race-in-michigan-until-march-20111230,0,5934231.story
The Vitello family is loading up for one of their last days of training before 14-year-old Bailey takes off on a cross-country journey to the Junior Iditarod.Read more here: http://www.necn.com/12/29/11/Brookfield-Mass-teen-to-compete-in-2012-/landing_newengland.html?blockID=621378&feedID=4206
Behind the sled of a team of dogs careening down the trails at the Kearney Dog Sled Races is the place to be this February if you want to bring home the dough. “We have the highest paid purse in Ontario,” said dogsled committee chair Lisa Houliston. “This year sponsorship…
Stagecoach State Park will host a new dog sled race, sponsored by the Stagecoach Property Owner’s Association and the Colorado Mountain Mushers, on Jan. 7 and Jan. 8, 2012. Approximately 20 dog sled and skijoring teams will be racing an 8-mile or 4-mile track around the reservoir. Read more: http://www.outdoorhub.com/news/colorados-stagecoach-state-park-hosts-dog-sled-race/#ixzz1hvfxRnar
On Monday, the Voyageurs Classic dog sled races in north-central Minnesota were canceled. The races were scheduled to begin Jan. 6 in Northome, but organizers decided against betting on a last-minute snowfall.Read more here: http://brainerddispatch.com/outdoors/2011-12-28/voyageurs-classic-dog-sled-races-cancelled#.Tvvyld2BVX8
According to Nome’s KNOM-Radio (via APRN), the Norton Sound Sled Dog Club in Unalakleet is preparing to inaugurate Western Alaska’s newest mushing race this February, and it hopes the event will become annual.Read more here: http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/alaska-mushings-new-race-paul-johnson-memorial-450
Blayne “Buddy” Streeper didn’t win either heat but his team was fast enough both days to capture the overall victory in the weekend’s Alaska Excursion 120, a sled-dog that ended Sunday after the second of two 43-mile heats. Streeper was second each day to finished with a two-day total time…
Craig Medred | Dec 19, 2011The King just might be back, or at least the new dog team of once-retired, four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champ Jeff King is showing first-rate early season form.The Denali Park musher’s dogs handled the field of the Sheep Mountain 150 over the weekend….