John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon
Defending champion Nathan Schroeder has won the 30th running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.
Thirty mushers and 420 dogs are hitting Minnesota trails in a rebooted John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon that offers new features to make it easier for fans to follow along. Sunday’s Beargrease is the longest dog sled race in the Lower 48 states and is a qualifier for Alaska’s famed Iditarod.
The new leadership for the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is optimistic about restoring the race to its former glory.
Poor snow conditions have forced organizers to postpone the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in northeastern Minnesota. The race had been scheduled to start Jan. 27. It’s now postponed until March 10.
Winter has yet to make much of an impression on Minnesota, and the recent lack of snow has led to the cancellation of a popular event on the North Shore.
Minnesota’s recent lack of snow is jeopardizing a popular event on the North Shore.
Ryan Anderson of the northern Minnesota town of Ray has won the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon in a neck-and-neck finish.