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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.

December 17, 2018

Mushers of the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race can count on the stability of returning faces to the race team this year.

December 11, 2018

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race welcomes a new Business Manager in the Yukon office.

November 13, 2018

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race can count on Manitoulin Transport year-round for storage and supplies.

November 01, 2018

Yukon Quest International Association (Yukon, Canada) is looking for an Executive Director to join our team.

The YQIA Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction and business operations of the Yukon Quest organization in Yukon, including revenue generation,...

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