News Articles

June 12, 2019

The Yukon and Alaska Annual General Membership meetings were held recently for the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race.  

On May 23rd, the Yukon AGM was held in Whitehorse where three directors were elected to the Board of Directors. Dana Robertson, Nikole Wlasichuk, and...

May 29, 2019

We have had the same website for six years and as you will read in the RFP, it is time for a refresher. While much of the website is like many other organizational websites, ours has an additional component that is very exciting and drew over 800,000 fans to our site last year!

April 30, 2019

Position Description

April 30, 2019

Position Description

April 15, 2019

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

• Two (2) Alaska board members will be elected in May 2019 to serve three-year terms.
• Numerous Yukon board members will be elected in May 2019 to serve one...

March 25, 2019

On February 11, 2019, Joker, a dog on Misha Wiljes’ team died approximately three miles prior to Central.

Head Veterinarian Cristina (Nina) Hansen, DVM, PhD states that the final necropsy report performed by Dr. Greta Krafsur, DVM, DACVP confirms that Joker was in good body condition and...

March 21, 2019

The Yukon Quest International Association (Yukon, Canada) is looking for an Operations/Office Manager.

The Operations and Office Manager (OM) is responsible for the effective and efficient day to day operations of the YQIA office and programs, including YQIA administrative operations,...

March 21, 2019
The Yukon Quest and the Yukon Literacy Coalition congratulate the winners of the 2019 Yukon Quest (Short) Story Contest. We received many creative, engaging pieces of writing this year. Winners will receive a gift basket of Yukon Quest goodies valued at $150, and runners-up will receive a t-...
March 07, 2019

1st Place - $10,000
Kashif Zafar
Ticket #2606

2nd Place – Skagway Getaway (2 night stay for two at Skagway Inn, 2 White Pass Summit Excursion tickets, 2 round-trip tickets to Juneau by Alaska Fjordlines), value $1100
Melanie Carroue 
Ticket #2161

February 16, 2019

Hosted by the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center, the Finish & Awards Banquet for the 2019 Yukon Quest began with a Presenting of the Colours by Fairbanks Kiwanis Cub Scout Pack #92, a performance of the Canadian and American national anthems by David Wilcoxson, and an...