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August 04, 2019

Ten mushers signed up for the 2020 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race at the close of Sign Up Day on Saturday, August 3rd.

With what has become a tradition, Rob Cooke was the first to add his name to the roster. Cooke is one of eight veterans who will take to the trail on...

July 24, 2019

Mushers who embark on the 2020 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race will be competing for a guaranteed minimum purse of $100,000 USD.

The top 15 finishing positions will receive a percentage of the prize money. The Quest Guest Program earnings will be distributed evenly...

June 28, 2019

In March 2019, test results from urine collected from Brian Wilmshurst’s team during the 2019 race came back positive for a foreign substance.

YQI Veterinarians or Veterinary Assistants randomly collect blood and/or urine samples beginning at the Vet Check and up until two hours after a...

June 20, 2019

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race welcome new staff to both the Yukon and Alaska offices.

June 12, 2019

The Yukon and Alaska Annual General Membership meetings were held recently for the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race.  

On May 23rd, the Yukon AGM was held in Whitehorse where three directors were elected to the Board of Directors. Dana Robertson, Nikole Wlasichuk, and...

May 29, 2019

We have had the same website for six years and as you will read in the RFP, it is time for a refresher. While much of the website is like many other organizational websites, ours has an additional component that is very exciting and drew over 800,000 fans to our site last year!

April 30, 2019

Position Description

April 30, 2019

Position Description

April 15, 2019

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 2019 to serve three-year terms.
• Numerous Yukon board members will be elected in May 2019 to serve one...

March 25, 2019

On February 11, 2019, Joker, a dog on Misha Wiljes’ team died approximately three miles prior to Central.

Head Veterinarian Cristina (Nina) Hansen, DVM, PhD states that the final necropsy report performed by Dr. Greta Krafsur, DVM, DACVP confirms that Joker was in good body condition and...

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