Team and Trail
Long distance sled dog races, or just trips by dogteam... My goal with this blog is simply to help support the history, spirit, passion and love for dog teams and the trails they run.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Klondike 300

The race has been delayed by weather conditions - see update at the Klondike 300 site.

The Klondike 300 Sled Dog Race starts at 10:00 am Saturday, January 24, at the Tug Bar, at the end of the Knik-Goose Bay Road, Knik, Alaska. The Klondike is a 300 mile race held annually (usually on the third weekend of January) and covers a course from the start at Tug Bar on Knik-Goose Bay Road, through Deshka, with food drops, dog drops, and six hour layovers at Yentna Station,and Angel Haven Lodge, then back to Yentna Station for dog and food drops and another six hour layover, then back through Deshka to the starting point and finish at the Tug Bar.

Starting order for the race: Carmen Perezchino, Sterling, Alaska; Becca Moore, Montana Creek, AK; Matt Hayashida, Willow, AK; Abby West, Two Rivers, AK; Ramy Smyth, Willow, AK; Wade Marrs, Wasilla, AK; Louis Bissonnette, Two Rivers, AK; Jen Seavey, Sterling, AK; Kristy Berington, Kasilof, AK; Ray Redington, Jr., Wasilla, AK; Cym Smyth, Big Lake, AK; Ryan Redington, Wasilla, AK; Wattie Donald, Scottland; Steve Geiger, Willow, AK; Jessie Royer, Fairbanks, AK; Mike Barnett, Scotland; and Dan Kaduce, Fairbanks, AK.

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