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February 10, 2017

This afternoon at 12:27pm veteran musher Yuka Honda (bib #2) from Whitehorse, Yukon scratched from the race in Dawson City. Her decision was made for the well-being of the dogs. 

February 09, 2017

The remaining four mushers made it to Dawson City this sixth day of the Yukon Quest, while eight departed for the 150-mile climb up and over American Summit.

February 09, 2017

Due to the varying thickness of the ice in downtown Fairbanks, the Finish Line for the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is moving off the river and onto the yard behind the Big I Pub & Lounge next to the river.

February 09, 2017

This morning at 3:59am, Yuka Honda reported to Yukon Quest Race Officials a dog on her team had expired a few miles outside of Dawson City. 

February 09, 2017

This morning Race Marshal Fabian Schmitz stated that a dog on Yuka Honda’s team has expired. Head Veterinarian Dr. Cristina Hansen said a necropsy will be conducted.

The Yukon Quest will release more information as details are confirmed...

February 08, 2017

The Dawson checkpoint was a busy port of call today as nine mushers completed the arduous trek up and over the King Solomon Dome to reach the halfway point of the Yukon Quest, where 36 hours of rest for musher and team alike awaits them.

February 08, 2017

This morning at 9:03am, veteran musher Torsten Kohnert (bib #21) arrived in Dawson City without his...

February 07, 2017

The usually desolate stretch of frozen territory between Pelly Crossing and Dawson City teemed with life today as dogs and mushers traveled through it striving to reach the rest and comforts afforded them at the Quest’s halfway point.

February 07, 2017

The Yukon Quest thrills its mushers & dogs for any number of reasons, some of them tangible & others entirely subjective & ineffable. It is, without any doubt, a Quest in the truest sense of the word, Homeric in scope, arduous in nature, & ultimately among the most rewarding...

February 07, 2017

This afternoon at 3:50pm, veteran musher Laura Neese (bib #11) scratched from the race in Pelly Crossing with 13 dogs. She did not feel...

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