Rookie Rick Katucki is the latest musher to sign-up for the 2016 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race, handing in his paperwork just before the entry deadline on Friday.
Mushers can still sign up until close of business on January 4th, but the entry fee increases to $2500 USD, from $2000 USD.
The current field of mushers includes past champions Brent Sass, Allen Moore, and Hugh Neff, as well as 13 rookies. For the full list and bios of each musher, click here.
The 33rd Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race starts February 6th, 2016 in Fairbanks.