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Yukon Quest starts in Whitehorse

The Yukon Quest 300 and Yukon Quest 100 races both got underway at Shipyards Park in Whitehorse the afternoon of Feb. 19, 2022. Teams left the starting chute in three minute intervals beginning at 3 p.m., with YQ300 mushers leaving first and YQ100 mushers starting immediately after. Mushers in the YQ100 have roughly 50 miles (80 kilometres) to time station

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Brent Sass wins Yukon Quest 350

Veteran musher Brent Sass won the Yukon Quest 350 at approximately 6 a.m. on Feb. 8, 2022, in Fairbanks, Alaska, with all 14 dogs still on the line. The team was led into the finish chute by Morello and Lucy, where a couple dozen spectators had woken up early and braved the -20 C temperatures to see the finish. Sass

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Yukon Quest 350 and 200 get underway

The 2022 YQ350 and YQ200 races started Feb. 5 in Fairbanks, Alaska, at 11 a.m. local time on an overcast morning with temperatures hovering around -15 C. Racing started with the seven mushers in the 350-mile (560-kilometre) race making the steep descent from the Big I parking lot down into a sweeping left turn onto the Chena River as hundreds

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