Yukon Quest

sled dog

Dog ready to run

And they’re off! Join the fun and follow along (you can view in real time at www.yukonquest.com) Saturday for the start of the race from Fairbanks to Whitehorse.

Named for the Yukon river that was the path for gold prospectors, and other travelers north for adventure, this race covers vast stretches of wilderness, and is tracked by many sectors of society:  school children, journalists, dog lovers and others simply enchanted by the sheer endurance to accomplish the feat of the 1000 mile race.

Twenty three brave individuals will begin their trek over icy rivers, mountains, and rugged terrain, and continue for anywhere from 10-16 days to complete the course.