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July 19, 2018

The Boards of Directors for the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race announces a minimum purse of $115,000 USD for the 2019 race.

The purse announcement comes before the official 2019 race sign-up day, scheduled for Saturday, August 4. The 2018 Yukon Quest purse totalled $...

June 26, 2018

On April 24, 2018, the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race issued a censure to Hugh Neff due to violations of the Code of the Trail and Yukon Quest rules 35, 43 and 44 pertaining to sled dog care in reference to the final necropsy report of Boppy, a dog on Neff’s team.

The...

June 13, 2018

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race recently held its Alaska and Yukon AGMs, in Whitehorse and Fairbanks, respectively.

The Alaska AGM was held in Fairbanks on May 30th where they elected three new members to their Board of Directors. Louise Russell, Isaac Jackson and...

May 09, 2018

Draw #       Ticket#    Amount Name

1. 075        $400.00    Dreams Come True

25. 021     $100.00     Mary Ann Elieff

50. 234     $400.00     Susan McDonald

75. 206     $100.00     Arlan & Ginny Hamon

100. 018   $400.00     Brian Lawrence...

May 04, 2018

Alaska nomination forms must be received by 5pm Monday, May 7, 2018.

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is seeking applicants for both Alaska and Yukon Board of Directors.*  

April 24, 2018

On February 9, 2018, Boppy, a dog on Hugh Neff’s team died at Clinton Creek.

Head Veterinarian Cristina (Nina) Hansen, DVM, PhD states that the final necropsy report indicates Boppy died of aspiration pneumonia caused by inhaling vomited stomach contents. Other findings include mild...

April 17, 2018

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is seeking applicants for both Alaska and Yukon Board of Directors.*  

April 16, 2018

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is seeking applicants for both Alaska and Yukon Boards of Directors.

• Three (3) Alaska board members will be elected in May 2018 to serve three-year terms.
• Numerous Yukon board members will be elected in May 2018 to serve one...

March 09, 2018
The Yukon Quest and the Yukon Literacy Coalition worked together again this year to bring the Yukon Quest (Short) Story Contest back! Again, it was a success with an impressive 70 story contributors from students in two age categories (gr.1-3 and gr. 4-7). 
 

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February 22, 2018

Laura Neese watched as the wolf loped along the Quest trail. It shared the trail with her sled dog team for a while before casually walking to the side and gazing at the passing dogs.

The 21-year-old said moments like these are what the Yukon Quest 1000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is...

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