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WELCOME TO THE JOHN BEARGREASE SLED DOG MARATHON

Join us the weekend of January 28 to January 31, 2018.

 Welcome to Northern Minnesota – home of the longest sled dog marathon in the lower 48 states. Start here to view information for mushers, volunteers, and spectators. We look forward to seeing you on the trail!

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race with us race weekend
JANUARY 26 – JANUARY 28

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 through Sunday, January 28, 2018. Other fundraisers and events related to the race begin in early January. To see more, 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.

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OUR DEDICATED SPONSORS

We are grateful for our sponsors that make this race possible. View all sponsors here.