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January 30, 2013

The starting positions for the YQ300 were chosen Wednesday night in Whitehorse, at the annual Meet the Mushers event.

Fans packed Mount McIntyre for the event. Yukon Quest mushers were on hand to sign autographs, pose for photos, and chat with the public.

Rookie 300 musher Tamra...

January 29, 2013

There were a total of 146 entries!

The Grand Prize Winner is Casey Lambries, Age 9 from North Pole with "Sunset on the Ice". The prize includes a sweatshirt, t-shirt, patch, pin, bracelet, sticker, and 2013 race poster autographed by the 2013 Champion.

January 27, 2013

12 Teams came to the Whitehorse Vet check. 10 from the Yukon and 2 Alaskan Mushers. Misha Pedersen and no other than Yukon Quest Campion Hugh Neff. Off course his prize lead dog Walter was there, wearing his trademark Laughing Eyes Kennels Bandana.

January 23, 2013

With less than a month before start time, the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race is excited to welcome another sponsor to the team.

The Fort Knox Gold Mine is back for a second year as Official Supplier of the Yukon Quest, with a $10,000 cash donation. An open pit gold...

January 14, 2013

Former Yukon Quest champion Sebastian Schnuelle will be the Race Marshal of the 2013 YQ300.

Schnuelle was chosen by Yukon Quest Race Marshal Doug Grilliot. He brings seven years of experience as a Yukon Quest musher, as well as five years as a competitor in the Iditarod. His best year was...

January 11, 2013

As we get closer to the 30th running of the Yukon Quest, the Alaska side wants you to stay warm as you watch the teams cross the finish line!

January 10, 2013

Volunteers are a crucial part of the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race, and Alaskan Brewing Company and K&L Distributors want to make sure they’re taken care of.

January 09, 2013

The Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race welcomes a new sponsor on board for 2013. RefrigiWear joins the race as the Veterinary Care Sponsor.

RefrigiWear will provide 15 sets of gear for Yukon Quest veterinarians to help them stay warm on the race trail, including coats, bib...

January 08, 2013

Staff, volunteers and supporters of the Yukon Quest 1,000 Mile International Sled Dog Race can once again rely on the warm comfort of the Alpine Lodge when they reach the finish line of the 2013 race in Fairbanks.