Schnuelle Appointed Marshal of 2013 YQ300

Monday, January 14, 2013

Former Yukon Quest champion Sebastian Schnuelle will be the Race Marshal of the 2013 YQ300.

Schnuelle was chosen by Yukon Quest Race Marshal Doug Grilliot. He brings seven years of experience as a Yukon Quest musher, as well as five years as a competitor in the Iditarod. His best year was 2009, when he won the YQ and finished second in the Iditarod.

The YQ300 Race Marshal is in charge of all aspects of the race. Along with a team of race judges on the trail, the Race Marshal will ensure a fair and competitive race. Schnuelle will also work closely with the veterinarians to care for the health and safety of all dogs competing in the race.