After a few years hiatus the Yukon Quest’s Dawg Gone Canoe Race is back by popular demand. This is not really a ra
ce of great speed but great fun from Graehl Landing to the Boatel Bar with four check points in between. This is a fundraiser for the non-profit Yukon Quest 1,000 mile International Sled Dog Race. Must be 21 or older to participate. Personal Floatation Devices are required.
Each team consists of one Dawg Driver, one Dawg Handler, one Dawg and a canoe. Check in is at 12:30PM and the Dawg Gone Canoe Race Starts at 2PM. At the finish line there will be food, awards and and live music with the Panopticon Band at the Boatel Bar. Costumes and Regalia are encouraged for craft and crew. Call the office at 907-452-7954 for more details.
Need a canoe – Alaska Outdoor Rentals 457-BIKE, Go North Alaska Travel Center 479-7271 or Alaska Dream Adventures 460-2909.
Hugh Neff is in first place again – to sign up for the Dawg Gone Canoe Race.
Sunday, June 24th, 2012- 12:30pm