The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race and the YQ300 can count on Kluane Freight Lines for logistical support during the 2017 race.
Signing on as the Official Logistics Sponsor – Yukon, Kluane Freight Lines will provide warehouse space and staff support for the 1,000-mile and YQ300 food drops for the 2017 race. They also help deliver the straw for the teams from Whitehorse to Dawson pre-race, and back, post-race.
“Mushers and teams rely on their food bags and straw at checkpoints to run a successful race,” says Natalie Haltrich, Yukon Quest Executive Director – Yukon. “The staff, warehouse space and transport services pre- and post-race from Kluane Freight Lines is essential in ensuring this process is organized and efficient.”
“We are excited to participate once again with our annual contribution to the Yukon Quest, while supporting mushers and their teams in this world class event,” says Len Williams, Kluane Freight Lines General Manager.
Kluane Freight Lines has 30 years of experience transporting goods along the Klondike Highway and throughout Yukon. They have earned a reputation for excellence due to their experienced drivers, well-maintained tractor trailers, and timely deliveries. Kluane Freight Lines Ltd. is a proudly First Nation-owned operation and partner of the Chief Isaac Group. For more information, visit www.kluanefreightlines.ca.
The 34th Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race starts Saturday, February 4th in Whitehorse, Yukon.
Media interested in attending or covering the 2017 Yukon Quest are invited to register for accreditation by visiting yukonquest.com/media/media-accreditation.