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February 22, 2015

It was an emotional end to the 2015 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race, as the new champion and a four-time past champion took centre stage at the Finish & Awards Banquet.

Before a packed room at the Westmark Fairbanks, Brent Sass and Lance Mackey entertained with...

February 20, 2015

It was far from easy, but Rob Cooke said all the sacrifices and tough stretches on this year’s Yukon Quest trail were well worth it, as he crossed the finish line in Fairbanks Friday afternoon to claim the Red Lantern.

"It was really tough,” said Cooke. "I think I got off lightly in 2013...

February 20, 2015

It wasn’t quite the lantern he had hoped for, but when Lance Mackey crossed the finish line in Fairbanks Thursday evening, he was handed the “Almost Red Lantern”, marking the end of a journey that revitalized the four-time champion.

"I don't have to win this damn race to be successful,"...

February 19, 2015

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When the awards are handed out at the Finish Banquet Saturday night, Damon Tedford can count on his name being called.

February 18, 2015

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It’s been 22 years since Ed Hopkins ran his first Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile Sled Dog Race, and with five previous finishes under his belt, it’s the sixth race that may prove most memorable.

February 17, 2015

Nine days, 12 hours and 49 minutes after the 2015 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race started in Whitehorse, it crowned a champion.

February 16, 2015

Allen Moore has been patient since the start of this year’s Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile Sled Dog Race, executing his race plan and waiting for the opportunity to take the lead.

That opportunity came Sunday evening, as Moore jumped ahead of race leader Brent Sass after a strong run over Eagle...

February 15, 2015

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There are just 16 mushers left out of the starting field of 26, as two more called an end to their adventure Saturday, on the trail of the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race.

February 14, 2015

This afternoon, musher Cody Strathe (bib #18) from Ester, AK scratched from the race in Eagle. His decision was made for the well-being of his team. 

February 14, 2015

This morning, musher Joar Leifseth Ulsom (bib #18) from Norway scratched from the race in Eagle. His decision was made for the well-...

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