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DPSAY Annual Mid-Distance Race Presents: “THE GRANGER GRIND”

January 27, 2017 Leave a comment Go to comments

The Dog Powered Sports Association of Yukon is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its annual mid-distance race. This year’s race will see an exciting change in location from the Dawson Overland Trail to the beautiful trail network that encompasses Mount Granger and the Fish Lake area.

Race/Trail Overview

The 110 mile race (approximately) will start at the Lorne Mountain Community Centre, run up the Alligator Lake trail, cut around Mount Granger and take a mandatory 5 hour break at Sky High Wilderness Ranch. After the layover the race trail will follow a slightly different route before meeting back up with the Alligator Lake trail and ending back at the community center.  (A more detailed description of the route will be available in the near future.)

Dates

Start time: February 25th 1:30 pm at the Lorne Mountain Community Centre

Musher’s Meeting: February 25th 11 am at the Lorne Mountain Community Centre

Finishers Banquet: February 26th 1 pm at the Lorne Mountain Community Centre

Categories and Entry Fees

110 mile sled: $120

110 mile skijor: $120

50 mile skijor: $60

(must be a DPSAY member……$15 for individual $25 for kennel membership)

Registration

Registration will open Monday Jan 30th, 2017. For race rules and details on how to register please check our blog https://dpsay.wordpress.com/mid-distance-race/.
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Volunteers are still needed at the start line and check point. Feel free to do both.

For more info please see https://dpsay.wordpress.com/mid-distance-race/, check our facebook group or contact Race Director Adam Robinson (bacon_icecream@hotmail.com).

Happy Trails!
Granger Grind Race Committee
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