March 02, 2017

The Yukon Quest Story Contest is complete for another year, having received a phenomenal 90 submissions! The winner was awarded a 2017 Yukon Quest Street Banner and some other great swag. A big thank-you to all who participated!

The winners are as follows:

Grades 1-3...

February 18, 2017

Hosted by the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center, this year’s Finish & Awards Banquet began with a Presenting of the Colours by the...

February 17, 2017

While we’re busy hosing off 1,000 miles of trail grime and getting spiffy for tonight’s Finish & Awards banquet, here’s a rundown of this year’s YQ300 Finish banquet, held February 7th...

February 17, 2017

Think about your dog, for a moment. About every idiosyncrasy that she has, from her coat to her snaggle tooth, let’s say, to the kind of sighs she exhales when you’re idly scratching her ears. Think about why it is that you trust this...

February 16, 2017

Fairbanks welcomed the Yukon Quest’s final five mushers today as the 34th running of the 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race drew to a close.

February 15, 2017

As six more mushers crossed the finish line throughout the day, another race was developing at the back of the pack.

February 15, 2017

This afternoon at 1:30pm veteran musher Gaetan Pierrard (bib #10) from Whitehorse, Yukon scratched from the race in Central, Alaska...

February 14, 2017

Love of mushing was in the air as the 2017 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race crowned its Champion and first two runners-up this Valentine’s day in Fairbanks.

February 13, 2017

Frontrunner and Two Rivers local Matt Hall and his 10-dog team were welcomed in by friends and family as they made their way into the checkpoint at 16:29pm. Hall’s first checkpoint of...

February 13, 2017

From this position, it’s impossible to know both the reason for Brent scratching & the overwhelming, exhausting heft attending that decision. It is always our nature as fans of the race to theorize, devise explanations & impose our feelings upon the events that unfold on trail. The truth...