The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon
Experience the premier long-distance sled dog race of the lower 48 and Northern Minnesota’s top winter attraction!
keep an eye on the race!
Congrats #5! Ryan Redington 2023 Iditarod champion!
JANUARY 28, 2024 • 40TH RUNNINg
john beargrease sled dog marathon
Presented by our Generous Sponsors:
congratulations to our 2023 winners
beargrease marathon champion
BG 120 champ
BG 40 Champ
Congratulations to our junior BG 120 finishers
Morgan Martens, Jr.
The beargrease silent auction is live
ALL PROCEEDS SUPPORT THE JOHN BEARGREASE SLED DOG MARATHON
- Authenticated Signed C.J. Ham Vikings Mini-Helmet
- Half-Day Duluth/Superior Private Yacht Tour
- Duluth Trading Package
- Beargrease Botanicals Medicine Basket
- Nordic Sauna Session
- Beargrease Hat and Puppy Package
- Duluth Trading Gift Card
- 2022 Trail Mail Autographed by 2022 Champion, Ryan Anderson
- Grandma’s Marathon Package
- Homespun Gifts & Beargrease Mug
- Beargrease Jacket, Hat and Socks
- Java Moose Package
- Kid’s Hat and Stickers Pack
- Autographed Copy: “The Twenty-Ninth Day” by Alex Messenger
- Ed Steinwall Photo, Signed
- Springtime Supplements Package & Musher’s Secret
- SUNDOG Booties and Collars
- Customized Pet Paint-by-Number Kit
North America’s Premier
Sled Dog Race Series
For over 40 years, the Minnesota’s North Shore comes alive with the excitement of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon race, which celebrates and honors the spirit of John Beargrease and brings thousands of worldwide spectators and hundreds of mushers from across the nation.
The series features several races, including the longest sled dog marathon in the lower 48 states, each race requiring mushers to fend off Minnesota’s extreme winter weather and rugged terrain. Join us for the 2023 event, kicking off on January 29, from the comfort of your own home or in person!