THANK YOU TO ALL WHO MADE THE 2018 RACE A SUCCESS!
We couldn’t have done it without you.
We want to take a moment to thank all of our volunteers, mushers, teams, vets, race sponsors, fans, organizers – and everyone who helped support this year’s John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. We are looking forward to seeing you again next year!
race with us race weekend
JANUARY 26 – FEBRUARY 1
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 26, 2018. Saturday is packed with events such as a silent auction and Opening Ceremonies Dinner. The race begins Sunday morning for Mid-Distancers and Marathoners. The Marathon races through Wednesday, January 31, 2018. The race week ends with the Marathon Banquet on February 1, 2018. Other fundraisers and events related to the race begin in early January. To see a more detailed event schedule, view our events page.
SUPPORT OUR MISSION
Join us in keeping the spirit of John Beargrease alive by supporting the longest sled dog marathon in the lower 48 states. You can support the race by donating or becoming a sponsor.