Big Race Changes; UP 200 Not to Start in Marquette

A major course change for the UP 200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. Due to the lack of snow, the starting locations and times for each race have changed. According to Pat Torreano, President of the U.P. Sled Dog Association, the UP 200 will not start in downtown Marquette this year. Instead, the Friday night start is in Chatham. Mushers will leave Chatham at 8 p.m. and head for Wetmore. From Wetmore, the sled dog teams will travel to Grand Marais during the morning hours of Saturday. Read more here:


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