Come experience the excitement of the annual Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race! There are two main races: a 10 dog, 80-mile race and a 6 dog, 60-mile race. A 40-mile Sportsman's Race and a 16 and under 8 to 10-mile Family Race will also be held over the weekend. Half of the total race distance is completed each day. Multiple spectator locations with amenities including warming tent with concessions and bonfire. This race is a favorite among mushers in the Midwest averaging over 70 teams entered. "Meet the Mushers" Dinner will take place Friday night at 6pm in the Bayfield Lakeside Pavilion which is open to the public.
Voluntourists are encouraged to participate and the Bayfield Chamber offers special Voluntourism Packages for the weekend.
Event Date Detail
Feb 6, 2015 - Feb 8, 2015
Fri - Meet the Mushers Dinner 6pm, Sat & Sun races start at 10am.