Yukon Quest Race Start - Yukon

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Event Time: 
8am to 5pm
Location: 
Shipyards Park (2nd Avenue & Ogilvie St, Whitehorse)

This is when the real adventure begins!

The start line will be located at Shipyards Pak in Whitehorse, corner of 2nd Avenue and Ogilvie St.

Fans are welcome to walk the dog yard and watch final preparations from 8 to 10am. The first team will leave the start chute at 11am with subsequent teams leaving in 3-minute intervals. Be there to witness the canine excitement, and cheer on the dogs and their mushers as they begin their 1,000 mile journey into the northern wilderness. Stay (or came back) for the YQ300 start at 3pm.Together we will celebrate 36 years of Yukon Quest!

Dress warm and come early!