2019 Knik Races Postponed Until February 9

Due to concerns about anticipated trail conditions, lake ice thickness, and the uncertainty of safe travel along the river due to the recent major earthquake, the 2019 Knik 100 and Knik 200 races [...]

The 2018 Knik 100 & 200 Races Are a GO!

We are VERY excited to announce that the 2018 Knik 100 & 200 races are a go, and on our scheduled race dates of January 6 and 7. Due to poor trail conditions we will move the start and finish [...]

Trail Conditions May Force Races to Move to Willow

Knik 200 and 100 Races Update: With the probable lack of sufficient snow and safe ice thickness, we will likely have to move the races from Knik Lake to Deshka Landing in Willow on our scheduled [...]

Knik 100 & 200 Races will Start on Knik Lake

The 2017 Knik 100 and 200 races will begin and end on Knik Lake in Knik! Trail conditions are good with sufficient snow and the lake ice is thick enough. We’re very excited to begin the [...]

The 2017 Knik 100 and 200 Races are On!

The 2017 Knik 100 and 200 races are on! Current and anticipated conditions are good in Willow, so if necessary, we will move the race to Deshka Landing. However, we’re still hoping to start [...]

2016 Knik 100 and Knik 200 Races Cancelled

Unfortunately, due to current unsafe conditions on the trail, and due to the lack of certainty that conditions will change in the next two weeks preceding the scheduled start of the 2016 Knik 100 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Race Postponed to January 31

Due to the poor trail conditions to run a safe race, The Knik 100 and 200 Sled Dog Race will be postponed to January 31-Febuary 1, 2015. Mushers will have till Dec. 31 midnight to withdraw and [...]

Welcome, Everyone!

Welcome, Everyone! The 2014 Knik races begin Saturday morning at 11AM Alaska time. Despite the warmer temperatures and light rain that we were seeing today, I’m told the trail looks great. [...]

It’s Looking Good for Race Day

Hello, Everyone. Jennifer from Ground Effect Media here with your Susitna Valley 7-Day Forecast, courtesy of the National Weather Service. It’s looking good for race day, which begins [...]

The 2014 Knik 100 and 200 Races are On!

The 2014 Knik 100 and 200 races are on! Snow and trail conditions are favorable. Later today we’ll email a trail report to all teams with details from Harry Caldwell (Race Marshall) and Sam [...]

Trail Condition Report

Overall, the trail is good throughout the race course. A map of the course will be coming soon.