Five Yukoners Going For Quest Glory

Five Yukon mushers are preparing for one of the most challenging races on Earth.Whitehorse’s Susan Rogan, Whitehorse’s Normand Casavant, Tagish’s Ed Hopkins, Carcross’s Crispin Studer and Dawson City’s Brian Wilmshurst are registered to race in the 30th annual Yukon Quest next month.The five Yukoners will be taking on 21 Outside teams in the 1,600-kilometre sled dog race between Whitehorse and Fairbanks, Alaska.The field also includes four-time champ Lance Mackey from Fairbanks and last year’s winner, Hugh Neff from Tok, Alaska.For Rogan, 46, the only rookie out of the Yukoners, entering the Quest was a now-or-never proposition.Read more here: http://yukon-news.com/sports/31769/

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