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June 12, 2017

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

The Alaska AGM was held in Fairbanks on May 31st where they elected one new director to their Board of Directors. Scott Chesney joins Bill McDonald,...

May 29, 2017

We are accepting submissions for consideration for our 2018 race poster!

How to Submit

April 24, 2017

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 2017 to serve three-year terms.
• TBD Yukon board members will be elected in May 2017 to serve one and...

March 15, 2017

On February 9, 2017, Firefly, a dog on Yuka Honda’s team, died on the trail a few miles outside of Dawson City.

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.

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