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August 07, 2017

Sign Up Day for the 2018 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race saw 19 mushers confirm their intention to run.

July 27, 2017

Mushers who embark on the 2018 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race will be competing for a minimum purse of $125,000 USD.

The purse announcement comes before the official 2018 sign-up day, scheduled for Saturday, August 5, 2017. The top 15 official finishing positions will...

July 14, 2017

We welcome all qualifying mushers to the 35th annual Yukon Quest!

The 2018 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race Rules and Entry Packages now available, as are the YQ300.

July 12, 2017

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race would like to congratulate Whitehorse artist Ryan Knight on his painting being chosen for the 2018 official race poster and Race Annual.

This year, the Yukon Quest put a call out to artists to submit their work to be considered for...

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...

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