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February 11, 2020

For the second year in a row, the Yukon Quest title belongs to veteran Eureka, AK musher Brent Sass. Crossing the finish line in Whitehorse with 11 dogs at 2:51pm PST, the win marks Sass’ third overall Quest championship in his 11 races.

Sass had nothing but praise for his Wild and Free...

February 11, 2020

This was written before the race began.

February 10, 2020

With a winter storm blanketing their approach, the first two mushers are away on the final leg of the 2020 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race.

February 10, 2020

From time to time during this process, & likely during my time on trail as well, my tiredness begins to inform my perception in curious ways.

February 10, 2020

It’s true, the Yukon Quest really is all about the dogs, but it takes a lot of humans to make this historic event happen, from the volunteers, checkpoint, managers, handlers, veterinarians and judges; the small army of people from near and far that set aside their personal lives anywhere from a...

February 09, 2020

Day 9 of the 2020 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race brought continued leader leapfrog, the last departure from the Dawson checkpoint, and two scratches.

February 09, 2020

This afternoon at 2:25pm PST veteran musher Chase Tingle (bib #14) scratched from the race in Dawson City. His decision was made for the best interest and well-being of his team who also contracted a stomach virus. Tingle decided Dawson City was a good place to finish with the team for the 2020...

February 09, 2020

This afternoon at 1:08pm PST veteran musher Dave Dalton (bib #10) scratched from the race in Dawson City. His decision was made in consideration of the health of his team as a few of his dogs had contracted a stomach virus.

Twelve teams remain in the 2020 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile...

February 09, 2020

The basic layout of the race is fairly linear to the eye—the checkpoints establish the connecting dots & the topography dictates largely how the trail winds its way from one to the next.

February 08, 2020

Fresh off 36 hours of rest, competitors and their teams departed Dawson to tackle the longest leg of the race: 210 miles of Yukon trail, including King Solomon Dome and the Black Hills, with only trail camping and the Scroggie Creek Dog Drop for respite on their way to Pelly Crossing.

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