News Articles

February 02, 2014

Seventeen teams remain in the Yukon Quest, after Dawson City, Yukon resident Jean-Denis Britten scratched for personal reasons Sunday.

Britten made it to Mile 101 with 12 dogs at 4:30 pm before deciding not to continue. Sixteen mushers and their dog teams had all checked into Central,...

February 01, 2014

Day 1 of the 2014 Yukon Quest saw a lot of movement over the first 72 miles, as mushers planned their rest strategy.

February 01, 2014

Reflection by Dr. Kathleen McGill, Head Veterinarian of the Yukon Quest

January 30, 2014

Over 300 people packed into the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center Thursday for the Yukon Quest Start & Draw Banquet.

Whitehorse musher Normand Casavant was the second musher to draw his bib number, and the race veteran ended up with #1. He’ll be the first musher to hit...

January 29, 2014

John Schandelmeier shares his experience as a rookie on the trail. This is John's 17th year running in the Yukon Quest!

January 29, 2014

Start:  The race starts between Cushman and Lacey Street on 2nd Avenue, between Soapy Smith's and Gold Rush Jewelery. The teams will travel down 2nd until they hit Wendell Street Bridge, where they will then go onto the river.

January 28, 2014

The start of the 2014 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race will be moved off of the Chena River in downtown Fairbanks to 2nd Avenue.

January 27, 2014

Today Yukon Quest Race Marshal Doug Grilliot announced that the 2014 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race will be re-routed between Eagle, Alaska and Dawson City, Yukon.

January 26, 2014

The warming trend over the last ten days has obviously had an impact on the trail conditions throughout Alaska and the Yukon. Most of us need only look to our back yard to see this. Consequently, our trail teams on both sides of the border have remained in the field for an extended time. I...

January 13, 2014

The Yukon Quest and The Yukon Literacy Coalition are really excited to bring A (Short) Story Contest back for a second year! It was such a success last year that we’ve decided to do it all over again, this time with a few adjustments.

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