Preps Underway for 4th Annual CopperDog 150

As winter winds sweep the Keweenaw Peninsula, mushers and their sled dogs are preparing for the 4th annual CopperDog 150 sled dog race, March 1-3, 2013. Registration for the 2013 race opened at 8 a.m. on September 17, and by 11:30 all race slots were taken, with nine teams on the waiting list. That the CopperDog 150 slots filled so rapidly in only its 4th year of operation is a testament to the race’s growing popularity with mushing enthusiasts.As musher Ian MacKenzie of Ontario states, “I’ve been doing this for 30 years and this is the best-supported race I’ve ever been to, and that includes the Iditarod.”Read more here:


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