Jeff King Wins Kobuk 440 Sled Dog Race

Jeff King of Denali Park won the Kobuk 440 sled dog race early this morning in Kotzebue.The race, which began April 11 in Kotzebue, is run entirely above the Arctic Circle and is notorious for its wildly unpredictable weather. The course winds through the Northwest Alaska communities of Noorvik, Kiana, Selawik, Ambler, Shungnak and Kobuk. It is the last major sled dog race of the season in Alaska and boasts a $50,000 purse.Read more here:


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