Annual NH Sled Dog Derby Postponed

An annual sled dog race in New Hampshire has been postponed as organizers wait for more snow.The Laconia Sled Dog Derby had been scheduled for the weekend of Feb. 10-12.The Citizen reports (http://bit.ly/yFTiB8) the Lakes Region Sled Dog Club, which manages the derby, decided Wednesday to move the event to Feb. 24-26.Jim Lyman, the club’s trail boss, said ideally, at least 10 inches of good snow is needed on the trails to set up a competitive race course.He said the club will re-examine its decision in a couple of weeks. This year marks the 83rd running of the derby.

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