Mushers Embrace Top Of The World Sled Dog Race

Activities for the Top of the World 350 race began Wednesday evening in Tok with a spaghetti dinner for mushers, volunteers and community members. Tok Mushers Association Hall was packed as mushers signed in, autographed commemorative posters for the race, and waited for the bib draw to establish the order of the race.The Top of the World 350 is the brainchild of 2012 Yukon Quest winner and Tok resident Hugh Neff, who trains by mushing between Tok and Eagle. After the tragic death of Chief Isaac Juneby of Eagle Village in July, Neff approached the Juneby family about holding a race between Eagle and Tok in memory of the respected Native elder.Read more here: http://www.newsminer.com/sports/local/article_8a1c1f9e-50d0-11e2-8261-0019bb30f31a.html

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