Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race
February 3, 2017 - February 5, 2017Bayfield
The 21st Annual Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race will begin at 10:00 am on both days, with half of the total race distance completed each day. There are two main races: an 10-dog, 80-mile race and a 6 dog, 60-mile race. There’s also a 40-mile Sportsmen’s Race, a 6 to 8-mile Family Race and a 6 to 8-mile Youth Race (16 and under). Multiple spectator locations are available with amenities including a warming tent, concessions and bonfires. Additional race activities include a “Meet the Mushers” Dinner open to the public at 6:00 pm on Friday in the Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion, a “Musher Mixer” and presentation by musher and author Blair Braverman on Saturday at the Madeline Island Ferry Line terminal building and the awards ceremony at Legendary Waters Resort and Casino on Sunday afternoon immediately following the races.
Event Date Detail
Feb 3, 2017 - Feb 5, 2017
Fri - Meet the Mushers Dinner 6pm, Sat & Sun races start at 10am.
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