News Articles

February 14, 2016

Hugh Neff got his Valentine’s Day off to a great start by being the first musher into Carmacks this morning at 1:30am, a full hour...

February 14, 2016

Yukon Quest musher Tony Angelo (bib #13) from Fairbanks, AK, has been involuntarily withdrawn from the race at the Dawson City checkpoint. This decision has been made by the Race Marshal to ensure the best interest of the driver and his dogs, as referenced in rule...

February 13, 2016

Another early start to the day as more mushers completed their 36-hour Dawson layover and departed for Pelly Crossing in the wee hours of the morning. Yuka Honda, Seth Barnes, Mike Ellis,...

February 13, 2016

Below are the two winning stories from the Yukon Quest (Short) Story Writing Competition held by the Yukon Literacy Coalition and Yukon Quest.

February 13, 2016

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race action started early today in Dawson as Brent Sass finished his 36-hour layover and headed for Pelly Crossing at 12:21AM. He and his...

February 12, 2016

Early this morning, veteran musher Hank DeBruin (bib #10) from Haliburton, Ontario scratched from the race in Eagle. His decision was made for the morale and health of his team.

February 11, 2016

The dog yard is filling up in Dawson on the sixth day of the Yukon Quest, as six mushers arrived at the Shaw Direct Checkpoint.

February 10, 2016


Day five of the 2016 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is in the books, with the top five mushers reaching the halfway mark of their race— and a well-earned 36-hour rest— in Dawson City, while...

February 09, 2016

As of Tuesday evening all teams in the 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race left Circle, making their way to Eagle and, eventually, over the Canadian border to Dawson City.

February 08, 2016

The blistering pace continued for the top five in the 1,000-mile race and a Champion was announced in the 300 as the third day of the 33rd running of the Yukon Quest draws to a close.