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...

March 21, 2019

The Yukon Quest International Association (Yukon, Canada) is looking for an Operations/Office Manager.

The Operations and Office Manager (OM) is responsible for the effective and efficient day to day operations of the YQIA office and programs, including YQIA administrative operations,...

March 21, 2019
The Yukon Quest and the Yukon Literacy Coalition congratulate the winners of the 2019 Yukon Quest (Short) Story Contest. We received many creative, engaging pieces of writing this year. Winners will receive a gift basket of Yukon Quest goodies valued at $150, and runners-up will receive a t-...
March 07, 2019

1st Place - $10,000
Kashif Zafar
Ticket #2606

2nd Place – Skagway Getaway (2 night stay for two at Skagway Inn, 2 White Pass Summit Excursion tickets, 2 round-trip tickets to Juneau by Alaska Fjordlines), value $1100
Melanie Carroue 
Ticket #2161

February 16, 2019

Hosted by the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center, the Finish & Awards Banquet for the 2019 Yukon Quest began with a Presenting of the Colours by Fairbanks Kiwanis Cub Scout Pack #92, a performance of the Canadian and American national anthems by David Wilcoxson, and an...

February 16, 2019

Jason Biasetti closed his eyes, but couldn’t shut down his mind.

“I couldn’t get that wind out of my head,” he said. “It was stuck there.”  

The rookie musher in the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race said he thought a lot about his time atop Eagle Summit before an...

February 14, 2019

That’s a wrap on the 2019 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race, as the remainder of the field crossed the finish line throughout the day.

February 14, 2019

2-14-2019  8:10 PM

Congratulations to Remy, Laura, Isabella, Jim, Chase, and Misha! And with Hendirk less the 15 miles out the red lantern is practically his. In spite of weather and trail challenges this year saw only 3 scratches, a low number for a year with so many teams entered.

February 14, 2019

2-14-2019  9:10 AM