Live Tracking of Teams

Watch your favorite team speed toward the finish line

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Sled Dog Racing Legends and Rookies Compete Head to Head

Up to 40 teams competing in the Knik 200. Up to 10 teams in the Knik 100

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Don’t miss it!

The excitement begins in January in Wasilla, Alaska

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Blog Archives

Phenomenal Video of the Start of the 2017 Knik Races

Posted in Photos by Musher

Coley Foster of 907 Drone ( made an outstanding short video of this year’s Knik races. He captured the excitement of the race and the majestic beauty of mushers on sleds with their dog teams. Check it out: 2017 Knik 200 Dog Sled Race from 907 Drone on Vimeo.

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 and finish the races on Knik Lake. The lake’s ice thickness is good but we need more snow on the Knik-area

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News Regarding Entries for the 2017 Knik 100 and Knik 200 Races

Some exciting announcements regarding the 2017 Knik races. Please read all the way through. Race day begins Saturday, January 7, 2017 on Knik Lake. K200 entry fee is $300.00 K100 entry fee is $175.00 If trail or lake conditions are not acceptable on that date on Knik Lake, we will move the race to Deshka

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Quick Glance Race Summaries

Posted in Race News by Musher

In addition to the standings pages on the website that detail each team’s placement, runtime, bib number, and times in/out of checkpoints, I’ve added race summaries which are designed to be a quick glance at the finish order and time across the finish line. You can find them here: K200: K100:

K200 standings with Yentna Outbound Times

The 2014 Knik 200 standings now have the Yentna outbound times and final run times included. Because we only had spotty sat phone communication available between the Yentna Station checkpoint and everywhere else, we could only add them from handwritten sheets collected after the race, thus the delay. Thanks for your patience, and thanks also

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Top Three Finishers of the Knik 200

First place: Rohn Buser (crossed finish line at 11:52:40) Second place: Joar Ulsom (crossed finish line at 12:35:26) Third place: Ellen Donoghue (crossed finish line at 12:38:03)

Jeff King Wins the 2014 Knik 100!

This is official: Jeff King is the winner of the 2014 Knik 100, crossing the finish line at 5:09am. Congratulations to Jeff King and his team!

Thank You Knik Race Sponsors

Posted in Announcements by Musher

We’d like to thank our sponsors for helping make the Knik 100 and 200 races possible. Please visit our sponsor page and support them in return by considering their products or services the next time you’re in need.

All Food Drop Bags Must Be Taken to Eagle Quest Lodge

Posted in Announcements by Musher

Reminder: all food drop bags must be taken to Eagle Quest Lodge prior to the end of tonight’s mushers’ meeting. K200 teams: If you want one of your two drop bags left at Eagle Quest Lodge for you, mark the bag accordingly. Otherwise, both bags will be taken to Yentna Station checkpoint.

Eagle Quest Lodge Serving Food Throughout Race

Posted in Announcements by Musher

Eagle Quest Lodge will be serving food 24/7 throughout the race. Directions/map:

How To Get to Eagle Quest Lodge

Posted in Announcements by Musher

For those needing directions to Eagle Quest Lodge to deliver food drop bags or to cheer on teams during the races, here’s the lodge’s directions and map from their website:

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. I’m going to do everything I can to live broadcast at least the winners crossing the finish line. Just a few of the challenges

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Cheer on the Teams in Person

Posted in Announcements by Musher

Info for those of you who would like to cheer on the teams in person: Race Day: 11AM Saturday, January 4th, 2013. Knik Lake in Wasilla, Alaska. Parking will be available in the Knik Bar parking lot beside Knik Lake. Porta Potties will be located near the parking area. Snacks and warm beverages will be

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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 Saturday at 11AM on Knik Lake in Wasilla. The forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with isolated snow showers. Highs 15F to 25F. I was just informed

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Eagle Quest Lodge Ships Straw to Yentna Station

Posted in Photos, Race News by Musher

Our friends who own and operate Eagle Quest Lodge ( which will be one of our checkpoints during the Knik races, are also busy preparing bales of straw to be delivered to Yentna Station Roadhouse for the Knik 200 teams. Thank you Eagle Quest Lodge!


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