Gichigami Express Sled Dog Race Will Begin Jan 6, 2013

The race, called Gichigami Express, will begin in Grand Portage on Jan. 6, proceeding to the Gunflint Trail. On the second day of the race, mushers will race from Trail Center down to Grand Marais. The sled dog teams will return to Grand Portage on the third and final day. The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has guaranteed a $25,000 purse. After each leg of the race, a banquet will be held, allowing the communities to show hospitality and meet the mushers.Read more here:


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