News Articles

May 20, 2020

The YQ Alaska office is in need of your help. As we embark on this new chapter within the office we are working on creating sustainable sources of revenue for the race. In addition to continued support from our current and future sponsors, and our regularly scheduled fundraisers, we are reaching...

May 06, 2020

After a total of 16 years over two separate periods, Marti Steury has made the decision to step down from her role with the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race.

April 28, 2020

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is seeking applicants for both Alaska and Yukon Boards of Directors.

April 19, 2020

Draw #            Ticket#           Amount          Name

1.                     084                  $400.00           Heidi Jenkins

25.                   163                  $100.00           Yukon & Dawson

50.                   210                  $...

February 19, 2020

Talk about going from one extreme climate to another! Harriet Preece was a volunteer at the Pelly Crossing checkpoint and hails from Queensland, NSW, Australia. Harriet didn’t ‘try’ Canada out, like many people do...she just  jumped right in and here she is; in February; where it’s summer in her...

February 16, 2020

It could be because all of your preparation was done in the company of dogs alone. Or that the only sounds informing those untold hours were the whirring of gales through heavy-hung spruce boughs, the wind in its own crescendos & lulls. The rhythmic breathing of the dogs, their footfall when...

February 15, 2020

With the arrival of the last three mushers and the Finish & Awards Banquet, Day 15 brought the 37th running of the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race to a close.

February 14, 2020

One musher across the line today, with two in striking distance, and the final musher on her way as the 2020 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race winds to a close.

February 14, 2020

The first time we had anything to do with the Yukon Quest, we were contacted out of the blue by Alex Oleson, who wanted to know if there was any way we might be interested in volunteering at the Circle checkpoint. It was 2013, we were just starting our kennel & had been enthusiastically...

February 14, 2020

Back home in the UK where James is from, many of his friends think he’s crazy for what he does each February for the last four years! Extreme cold, risk of frostbite, sleeplessness, days and nights running together; all these things that happen when you’re a handler for the Yukon Quest. James...