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Attention race organizers, chief trail vets and others needing to line up trail vets for races: We are starting a listing in the ISDVMA newsletter of races in need of vet support, with contact info. If you want your race listed, please contact Drew Allen at Houndoc@aol.com

 

LINKS TO SLED DOG RACES AROUND THE WORLD

 

 

Distance Races:

bullet Alaska-Dogmushing, German information on Yukon Quest and Iditarod
bullet All Alaska Sweepstakes 100th Anniversary: 408 Miles of History - Nome to Candle and back
bullet American Dog Derby, Ashton, Idaho, USA - Features a 100, 60, and 40 mile race including an 8 mile Junior Race held each February in Ashton, Idaho
bullet Amundsen Race, Ostersund, Sweden to Roros, Norway - A beautiful long distance race in mountains in Central Scandinavia. 400 km, Max 12 dogs, start March 28, 2008
bullet Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race, Bayfield, Wisconsin
bullet Black Hills Race for the Gold Dog Sled Race, Hill City, South Dakota, USA - South Dakota's premier Dog Sled Racing event is held annually in Hill City, South Dakota, mid-distance race with prize money and gold.
bullet Canadian Challenge, 300 miles Prince Albert to LaRonge, Saskatchewan, Canada & Return
bullet Canadian Championship Dog Derby, Yellowknife, NWT - Yellowknife's 150 miler, "The Big Race"
bulletCan-Am Crown Distance Races, Fort Kent, Maine, USA
bulletCascade Quest Sled Dog Race, Plain, Washington -  12 dog, 200 mile Iditarod qualifier and 6 dog, 75 mile stage race.
bulletCopper Basin 300, Glennallen, Alaska, USA
bulletCraftsbury True Companion Sled Dog Race, Craftsbury, Vermont, USA - One day mid-distance race w/8 dog, 6 dog and skijoring classes
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Eagle Cap Extreme sled dog races, northeast Oregon - Come to Oregon's Only Iditarod and Yukon Quest Qualifier always held in mid-January! We offer both 100 and 200 mile races that travel through some of the most scenic country in the lower 48.
bulletFemund Race, Røros, Norway - The largest long distance race in Europe, starts and finishes in the streets of colorful Røros, the renowned old copper town in the mountains of mid-Norway
bullet Finnmarkslopet, Norway -- the longest sled dog race in Europe
bullet Flambeau International Sled Dog Classic, Park Falls, Wisconsin
bullet Flathead Sled Dog Days, Olney, Montana, USA - 6 & 12 dog, two-day event totaling 50 miles and 100 miles
bullet Green River Classic, Pinedale, Wyoming, USA - 6 & 12 dog mid-distance race in the beautiful upper Green River Valley of SW Wyoming!
bullet Hudson Bay Quest, Arviat, Nunavut-Churchill, Manitoba -  400km race bringing together mushers and sled dogs from Canada's Polar Bear Capital of the World, Churchill, with some of the finest Inuit mushers in northern Canada.
bullet Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race: the official site of the Iditarod
bullet John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, Duluth, Minnesota, USA -  "Live the Legend!"
bullet Klondike 300, Big Lake, Alaska, USA - sponsored by Big Lake "Aurora" Lions Club. Race starts the 3rd weekend in January.
bullet Knik 200, a valuable training race for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. It is held each year on the first weekend in January
bullet Kuskokwim 300,from Bethel, Alaska to Aniak, Alaska and back! Join the "big guns" of mushing!
bullet La Grande Odyssée - the top 25 distance teams in the world compete for nearly 1000 km in France, Switzerland & Italy
bullet Marmora Classic,Marmora, Ontario, Canada
bullet Mid-Minnesota 150, Aitkin, Minnesota, USA
bullet Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Race, Dawson City, Yukon - 210 mile and 100 mile races
bullet Race to the Sky, Montana's 350 Mile Sled Dog Race held each February and a symposium for mushers held the weekend  after Labor Day each year
bullet Seeley Lake Sled Dog Races, Seeley Lake, Montana, USA - stage and mid-distance races
bullet Seney 300 Training Run & Iditarod Qualifier, Chatham, Michigan, USA - A 5-day 300-mile training/camping session with Iditarod Veteran's Al Hardman & Lloyd Gilbertson hosting the event. The run may also be used as a qualifying race for the Iditarod.
bullet Stratford Nighthawks Sled Dog Race, Stratford, New Hampshire, USA
bullet Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race, Newberry, Michigan, USA - Michigan's most beautiful trail system in Snow Country
bullet The Dagoo 400, Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada - distance sled dog race through some of the most remote and challenging country in Canada.  Eagle Plains, YT to Old Crow, YT and return
bullet Tustumena 200, Kasilof, Alaska, USA - 200 Miles of Kenai Peninsula Beauty. Also counts toward Iditarod qualification
bullet Šediváčkův long, Destne v Orlickych Horach, Czech Republic - European championship long and mid distance- FISTC-the longest sled dog race in middle Europe; 222 km
bullet UP 200 & Midnight Run, the premier distance race in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
bullet West Yellowstone Sled Dog Race, West Yellowstone, Montana
bullet White Oak Classic, Deer River, MInnesota, USA - 4 classes: 20 miles up to 130 miles
bullet WolfTrack Classic Sled Dog Race, Ely, Minnesota, USA - mid-distance race with 30 mile 6-dog class from Ely to Tower plus a 60 mile 8-dog class Ely to Tower and return
bullet Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race (& Yukon Quest 300), 1000 mile race between Fairbanks, AK, USA and Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada; the start of both races alternates between Fairbanks (even years) and Whitehorse (odd years)

 

Combination Races:

bullet2007 IFSS Sleddog World Championships, Gafsele, Sweden
bullet2007 IFSS Junior World Championships, Warsaw, Wspolna, Poland 
bullet2007 IFSS World Championship-Dietz Blog, Helmut Dietz provides news, gossip & information about 2007 IFSS Sled Dog World Championship, soon in English too!
bullet 2006 WSA World Championship, Bielefeld, NRW, Germany - Review of the WSA World Championship held in Frauenwald, Germany in 2006.
bullet2005 World Championships of the IFSS, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada
bullet Arrowhead Sled Dog Race, Mt.Shasta, California, USA - All the latest race news and Foundation for K-9 Search & Rescue news, including a HIGHLY readable, interesting, and downloadable newsletter in full color.
bullet Black Hills K9 Fun Run, Edgemont, South Dakota, USA - Dryland fun run on the Mickelson Trail in Edgemont.   Distances from 4 to 16 miles.
bullet Elkford Wilderness Classic Sled Dog Derby, Elkford, BC, Canada - 3rd weekend in January. Annual event includes 12-dog, 6-dog, 4-dog classes and skijoring
bullet European Championship 2005, Espa, Norway - Norwegian Sled Dog Racing Association
bullet Frosty Frolics, Bancroft, Ontario Canada, Bancroft Sled Dog Race & Frosty Frolics - sprint and distance races
bullet Karelia Charm Race Week-End, Nurmes, Finland - Finnish Open Middle Distance Championship. Unlimited Class and Six Dog Class
bullet Kearney Sled Dog Race & Winterfest, Kearney, Ontario, Canada - sprint and distance races
bulletNordic Open 2000, Åsarna, Sweden - For pure breed Siberian Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes, Samoyeds and Greenland dogs, in both sled – and pulkastyle
bullet Rideau Lakes Cup, Newboro, Ontario, Canada - Races from Newboro, Ontario on the Rideau Canal, featuring 4, 6 and 25 mile runs
bullet Siskiyou 135 Sled Dog Races, Siskiyou County, California, USA - Distance, mid-distance, sprint and speed classes. Sledding and skijoring clinics to promote the mushing sports

 

Stage Races:

bullet Andirod 2002 - Part One on Aventurarase.com [site in Spanish]
bulletFressnapf Alpirace, Lechtal-Pitztal-Nauders (Tirol/Austria) - Sprint/Skijoring stage race
bullet International Pedigree Stage Stop Race, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
bulletIvakkak Dog Team Race, Nunavik, Quebec, Canada - A celebration of the Inuit culture promoting the traditional way of dogsledding and the return of the pure bred Inuit Husky dogs in Nunavik
bulletKamchadal International Sled Dog Race, Kamchatka, Russia - International Sled Dog Race
bullet Musherdream, Dalarna, Sweden - the first stage race in Sweden (English version available)
bulletPIRENA, Spain/Europe Stage Stop Race (English version available)
bullet Colorado's San Juan Stage Racing Series-Directory Plus Mancos Mush (100 mile and 60 mile in 2 stages)
bulletThe Yukon 500, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory - "The Biggest Little Race in The North"

 

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