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February 13, 2020

Paul Baal is from the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, and prides himself as being a ‘professional volunteer’. This is his third year as a volunteer  for the Yukon Quest. Paul was talked into coming north by a friend, who hounded him to visit the Yukon for 30 years. When he finally made the...

February 12, 2020

Day 12 saw three more mushers cross the finish line, with two more enroute, and the remainder steadily swallowing up trail miles with the end in sight.

February 12, 2020

Emily Iacobucci is one of the amazing members of the Yukon Quest team of veterinarians, having just joined here in Dawson City. Emily resides in Kodiak, Alaska, where she is a practicing veterinarian at the only vet clinic there. She studied in Washington State but had already spent a goodly...

February 11, 2020

For the second year in a row, the Yukon Quest title belongs to veteran Eureka, AK musher Brent Sass. Crossing the finish line in Whitehorse with 11 dogs at 2:51pm PST, the win marks Sass’ third overall Quest championship in his 11 races.

Sass had nothing but praise for his Wild and Free...

February 11, 2020

This was written before the race began.

February 10, 2020

With a winter storm blanketing their approach, the first two mushers are away on the final leg of the 2020 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race.

February 10, 2020

From time to time during this process, & likely during my time on trail as well, my tiredness begins to inform my perception in curious ways.

February 10, 2020

It’s true, the Yukon Quest really is all about the dogs, but it takes a lot of humans to make this historic event happen, from the volunteers, checkpoint, managers, handlers, veterinarians and judges; the small army of people from near and far that set aside their personal lives anywhere from a...

February 09, 2020

Day 9 of the 2020 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race brought continued leader leapfrog, the last departure from the Dawson checkpoint, and two scratches.

February 09, 2020

This afternoon at 2:25pm PST veteran musher Chase Tingle (bib #14) scratched from the race in Dawson City. His decision was made for the best interest and well-being of his team who also contracted a stomach virus. Tingle decided Dawson City was a good place to finish with the team for the 2020...

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