Snow and Cold Make For a Great Dog Sled Racing Season

It’s shaping up to be a real Maine winter this year and few people are happier than the organizer’s of the state’s three distance sled dog racing events.Volunteer committees behind the Irving Woodlands-Mad Bomber Eagle Lake 100-mile race, set for Jan. 19; the Plum Creek Wilderness 100-mile race in Greenville on Feb. 2; and the Can Am Crown 250-mile race in Fort Kent on March 2; are all reporting excellent trails and conditions for dogs, mushers and spectators.“The race is looking awesome,” Amy Dugan, one of the organizers behind the Greenville race, said last week. “The conditions are just fantastic right now [and] we must have a good 3 feet of snow on the trails.”Read more here:


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