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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Revised and Updated Rules for Knik 200 Now Online

Posted in Announcements by Musher

Revised and update rules for the Knik 200 have now been posted on our website at http://knik200sleddograce.com/knik-200/knik-200-rules/

Heet

Posted in Announcements by Musher

Mushers, you may include Heet in your drop bag(s) which you’ll be bring to the start line at Deshka Landing airstrip (by 11am) because the bags aren’t being flown out.

We’re Counting Down the Hours Until the 2015 Knik 200

Posted in Announcements by Musher

We’re counting down the hours now until the 2015 Knik 200 which begins Saturday at 1pm in Willow. Lots and lots of stuff going on behind the scenes as we get everything in place. Meanwhile, the latest line up for the Knik 200 is up on our website at: http://knik200sleddograce.com/knik-200/2015-knik-200-mushers/. Lots of familiar names on

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We’re Monitoring Trail Conditions Closely

Tomorrow afternoon (Sunday) our Trail Boss will go out on portions of the trail. We understand that the river changes and we are monitoring it closely. We will release another trail report when he gets back. –Robert Sexton, Race Manager

Latest Changes in the Knik 200 Lineup

With the changes we’ve had to make due to trail conditions, there have been a number of mushers who have withdrawn, and several others who have joined us. Tomorrow/Sunday night at midnight is the deadline for mushers to withdraw and still get their entry fee refunded (minus a $25 admin fee) so there may be

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Deadline for Knik 200 Entry Fee Refunds

Posted in Announcements by Musher

Knik 200 teams have until midnight on Sunday, January 25th to withdraw from the race without losing their entry fee (a $25 admin fee will be charged). You can contact us at info[at]knik200sleddograce[dot]com.

New Race Course for Knik 200 but Knik 100 Cancelled

After careful consideration, the Knik Race Committee has determined that because of current conditions, starting and finishing the Knik 100 and 200 races at Knik Lake is not a viable option. To avoid cancelling the Knik 200 race altogether, an alternative race course has been chosen. Knik 200 teams will start at the Deshka Landing

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Trail Conditions

A lack of snow and cold temperatures has been problematic for trail conditions for the Knik 100 and 200 races. Having already postponed the races until the end of this month, we’ll do everything we can to avoid cancelling altogether. However, what we won’t do is risk the safety of mushers, dogs, volunteers, or fans.

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Dean Osmar Will Run in 2015 Knik 100

Posted in Race News by Musher

Dean Osmar has taken the 10 spot in the Knik 100. Welcome back, Dean!

MANDATORY PRE-RACE MUSHER MEETING

Posted in Announcements by Musher

MANDATORY PRE-RACE MUSHER MEETING The combined Knik 100 and Knik 200 Pre-Race Musher Meeting starts at 6 pm on Friday, January 30, 2015 at the Curtis Menard Sports Complex (http://www.cityofwasilla.com/departments-divisions/menard-sports-center) in Wasilla. Only the team driver and one handler will be allowed entrance. Missing first roll call is a mandatory $50 fine. Missing the second

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Conditions Hopefully Improving

Robert Bear, Kristy Berington, and Will Rhodes have moved up from the waiting list for the Knik 200 to the field of 40. Meanwhile, temperatures in the Willow and Knik area have dropped significantly and are forecast to remain cold, which will hopefully enable the waterways along the race course to freeze. But what we

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Changes in the Knik 200 Musher Roster

Posted in Announcements by Musher

Several changes to the Knik 200 field, and to the waiting list. Mushers: if you’re at the top of the waiting list and are contacted to confirm you want an open spot, you have 24 hours to respond. Once you’ve responded, you must pay your entry fee in full to guarantee that spot. Here’s how

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