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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.

February 18, 2016

At approximately 3:00pm on February 17, 2016, Head Veterinarian Cristina (Nina) Hansen, DVM, PhD received a phone call from the Carmacks...

February 17, 2016

The Takhini finish line was a busy location Wednesday as six mushers arrived over the course of the day, deciding places eight through 13.

February 17, 2016

This afternoon, rookie musher Sébastien Dos Santos Borges from France scratched from the race in Carmacks. His decision was made for personal reasons.

February 17, 2016

This afternoon Race Marshal Doug Grilliot stated that a dog on Sébastien Dos Santos Borges team has expired. Sébastien is...

February 16, 2016

At 3:07am this morning at the Takhini Hot Springs finish line Tagish resident Ed Hopkins completed his eighth Yukon Quest, taking...