News Articles

February 03, 2014

Bib #4, Jerry Joinson, irreparably damaged his sled on the trail between Central and Circle, Alaska. As per the rules stating that “on prior approval of the Race Marshal, a destroyed sled may be replaced by a comparable size and weight sled, with a time penalty of eight (8) hours served at the...

February 03, 2014

Today at 6:25 pm Alaska time veteran musher Mike Ellis of Fairbanks, Alaska scratched from the race in Circle. His decision was for the well being of his dogs.

February 03, 2014

Sunday at 1:23 pm Alaska time veteran musher Normand Casavant of Whitehorse, Yukon scratched from the race. His decision was for the well being of his dogs.

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February 02, 2014

Seventeen teams remain in the Yukon Quest, after Dawson City, Yukon resident Jean-Denis Britten scratched for personal reasons Sunday.

Britten made it to Mile 101 with 12 dogs at 4:30 pm before deciding not to continue. Sixteen mushers and their dog teams had all checked into Central,...

February 01, 2014

Day 1 of the 2014 Yukon Quest saw a lot of movement over the first 72 miles, as mushers planned their rest strategy.

February 01, 2014

Reflection by Dr. Kathleen McGill, Head Veterinarian of the Yukon Quest

January 30, 2014

Over 300 people packed into the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center Thursday for the Yukon Quest Start & Draw Banquet.

Whitehorse musher Normand Casavant was the second musher to draw his bib number, and the race veteran ended up with #1. He’ll be the first musher to hit...

January 29, 2014

John Schandelmeier shares his experience as a rookie on the trail. This is John's 17th year running in the Yukon Quest!

January 29, 2014

Start:  The race starts between Cushman and Lacey Street on 2nd Avenue, between Soapy Smith's and Gold Rush Jewelery. The teams will travel down 2nd until they hit Wendell Street Bridge, where they will then go onto the river.

January 28, 2014

The start of the 2014 Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race will be moved off of the Chena River in downtown Fairbanks to 2nd Avenue.