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John Beargrease partners with P12 films…

The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is beyond excited to announce our partnership with P12 Films and the movie The Great Alaskan Race! This film is an inspiring story based on the true events of 1925 surrounding a diphtheria outbreak in Nome, Alaska and tells the true story of Togo and Balto, who will forever be known as the most heroic lead dogs in history.

 

To read the press release and watch the movie trailer click here.

To learn more about the film and cast click here.

SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 – PROCTOR FAIRGROUNDS

Advanced tickets on sale now

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Events Begin Jan. 25, 2019

Friday, Jan. 25 events start leading up to the official race start on Sunday, Jan. 27.

The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is the longest race this side of Canada. We are looking forward to hosting 60+ world class mushers at this year’s race and over 500 volunteers from around the country. Join us for one of the best displays of dog athleticism in America!

Main race activities start on the weekend of Friday, January 25, 2019. Saturday is packed with events such as Vet Checks, Opening Ceremonies Dinner and Silent Auction. The race begins Sunday, January 27 and runs through January 30. Watch our event page for a more detailed event schedule.

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