Nouvelles

February 02, 2019

Well teams are almost in Braeburn and as many of you already know this is where things get unusual. Dogs are going to be trucked to the next checkpoint of Carmacks. And let me say this now, I 100% support the decision to put the safety and welfare of the mushers and dogs first. I know some fans...

February 02, 2019

So my friends, by now hopefully everyone has “liked” the Yukon Quest on FB, and you have the Yukon Quest Tracker (link will be available on the homepage once the mushers get going) ready to go. If...

February 02, 2019

Hey y’all it is Yukon Quest time everyone ready? I am following along like many of you from home wishing I was there. And I will also be doing some posts about the race. Who am I and why should you care? Here are some things my...

February 01, 2019

Mushers competing in this year’s YQ300 drew their bib numbers at today’s race meeting. The field of 13 will start in the following order:

1. Fabian Schmitz (Bib # 51)

2. Heather Hamblin (Bib #52)

3. Nick Helfinger (Bib #53)

4. Madeline Rubida (Bib #54)

5....

January 31, 2019

The official Start & Draw Banquet for the 36th running of the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race was held this evening in Whitehorse, Yukon.

Mushers, dog handlers, race officials, dignitaries, volunteers and fans gathered at the Coast High Country Inn Convention Centre...

January 31, 2019

Several years ago, Canadian glassblower Luann Baker-Johnson found a seasoned treasure at an old, abandoned trapper’s cabin near the Yukon Quest trail in Canada.

“There was a dry stream that once flowed through that area. Nearby, I found hand-hewed timbers,” she said.

While someone...

January 30, 2019

What began as a way to rekindle an important tradition has now become a tradition itself for the Yukon Quest. 

Three years ago, the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre Sewing Group in Whitehorse, Yukon sewed beautiful and intricate dog blankets for the 1,000-mile international sled dog race. 

January 21, 2019

After careful consideration, due to reports of difficult trail conditions, the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race has made the decision to apply changes to the 2019 race.

January 18, 2019

After careful consideration, due to reports of difficult trail conditions, the Yukon Quest has made the decision to shorten the 2019 YQ300 for the safety of dogs and mushers.

December 27, 2018

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race focuses on community with support from Air North, Yukon’s Airline.

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