News Articles

January 18, 2020

There is an obsolete word that I love that decidedly shouldn’t be obsolete: resistentialism. It refers to the phenomenon of believing that inanimate objects engage in spiteful behavior, & it could well also refer to the parade of mishaps, blunders & endless steps one takes along...

January 02, 2020

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is pleased to introduce Peter Reuter as the 2020 Race Marshal.

October 21, 2019

Draw #            Ticket#           Amount          Name

1.                     197                  $400.00           Bill Black

25.                   116                  $100.00           Forest Chumbley

50.                   164                  $400.00...

September 10, 2019

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Yukon Summer $10,000 Raffle!

First Prize Winner ($10,000) - Roxanne Morgan 

Second Prize Winner ($1,000) - Eva Monique Riedwyl Glanzmann

Third Prize Winner ($500) - Travis Ritchie

Thank you to all the volunteers who sold...

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!