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August 08, 2016

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race has 17 mushers on the roster after the first day of sign-ups for the 2017 race. Entries are taken until January 6th.

August 03, 2016

The Boards of Directors for the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race committed to a minimum purse of $120,000 USD for the 2017 race.

A total of $125,000 was awarded to the top 10 finishers in the 2016 Yukon Quest due to the $115,000 purse and an additional $10,000 raised...

July 15, 2016

We welcome all qualifying mushers to the 34th annual Yukon Quest!

The 2017 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race Rules and Entry Packages now available, as are the YQ300...

June 12, 2016

The winners of the Alaska Spring $10,000 Raffle are below!

June 03, 2016

Planning for the 2017 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race will benefit from some new energy and ideas, following the election of new board members at the Annual General Meetings.

April 15, 2016

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

• Two (2) Alaska board members will be elected in May 2016 to serve three-year terms.
• Seven (7) Yukon board members will be elected in May 2016 to serve one...

April 01, 2016

The Board of Directors for Yukon Quest International, Ltd. (YQIL) seeks applicants to serve on its Board of Directors.*

Two board members will be elected in May 2016 for three-year terms.

February 20, 2016

Hosted by Coast High Country Inn Convention Centre, this year’s Finish & Awards Banquet began with a flag procession by the Canadian Rangers, followed by thunderous applause as each of the mushers from this year’s race filed in.

February 19, 2016

Braeburn cinnamon buns in hand, Red Lantern recipient Gaetan Pierrard and his team of eight dogs officially brought the...

February 18, 2016

Another eventful day out at Takhini as five of the remaining six mushers made it across the finish line.

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