Cub Run Participants for 2020

Claire Carpenter | Isanti, MN | Age 10

 

This is my first time running a dogsled by myself!   I have done 4-H dog projects with my dog and went to state.  I have been riding in my aunts’ dogsled since I was 4. I will be running two dogs from her kennel.  I have loved dogs my whole life and love taking care of dogs. I am very excited to run my first race!!

Talon DeBoer | Grand Marais, MN | Age 11

Kennel Name Amorak Kennel

This will be my 3rd year running the cub run! Excited to be back for another year!

Audrey Diehl | Hermantown, MN | Age 10

Kennel Name: Criss Cross Racing

Audrey has wanted to be a Musher since her first experience at the Beargrease 4 years ago. Audrey is in 4th grade at Hermantown and wants  to be a Veterinarian. She is involved in competitive cheer and baton twirling. Audrey hopes to have and run her own sled dog team someday.

Elena Freking | Finland, MN | Age 9

Kennel Name: Mantou Crossing Kennel

Elena began mushing when she was 3 years old.  This will be her 5th Cub Run. When she is not socializing and training puppies, she enjoys sewing and reading.

Nicole Freking | Finland, MN | Age 7

Kennel Name: Manitou Crossing Kennel

Nicole is a 2nd grader in Ely MN.  She loves animals, the outdoors, gardening, and playing!  She finished 3rd last year with Jake and Urbana and is excited to run the Cub Run again.

Frisco Hudak | Golden Valley, MN | Age 11 

Frisco is a 5th grader at St Raphael Catholic School.  This will be his 2nd Cub Run. He had so much fun in last years Cub Run and learned lots.  Looking forward to the 2020 Cub Run and meeting other Jr. mushers! Other activities: Swimming, Skating, Biking, Boating, Golf and collecting vintage diecast cars and going to classic car shows.  Thanks to all the people who help put on this fun day on the trail for the Jr. mushers!

Thanks to Jack at Silent Run Adventures for all his help and assistance.

Isabella Kivi| Solon Springs, WI | Age 7

Kennel Name: CD Kennels

Bella is 7 years old and enjoys being outside and helps take care of the chickens, ducks, geese, and all the dogs.  She rides behind the dogs but really wants a horse. She’ll be racing with her ‘big puppy’, Oreo, who ran the cub run with her last year and will have Drift with her this year.

Annalee Miller | Cook, MN | Age 7

Hi, I’m Annalee and I like dogs. I like to go dog sledding and train dogs. We have 21 sled dogs. I’ll be running Tupac and Chainsaw for the race. My favorite food is apples.

Hazel Morrow | Duluth, MN | Age 5

Kennel Name: Redington Mushing

Hazel “Jojo” Morrow, age 6, is in 1st grade at Lowell Elementary and is enrolled in Misaabekong (the Ojibwe immersion program). Hazel started mushing two years ago and is gaining more confidence on the sled. Hazel’s hobbies include: playing outside, helping in the kitchen, writing and drawing and collecting anything that is miniature.

 

Thank you to Ryan and Erin Redington for providing a team and the opportunity for Hazel to race in the 2020 Cub Run.

Sawyer Morrow | Duluth, MN | Age 9

Kennel Name: Redington Mushing

Sawyer Morrow, age 9, is in 4th grade at Lowell Elementary and is enrolled in Misaabekong (the Ojibwe immersion program). Sawyer started mushing two years ago and he has enjoyed getting back on the sled this winter. Sawyer’s hobbies include: skiing and snowboarding, biking and building (forts, Legos and paper airplanes) and cooking.

 

Thank you to Ryan and Erin Redington for providing a team and the opportunity for Sawyer to race in the 2020 Cub Run.

Nathan Nord | Milaca, MN | Age 13

Kennel Name: Nordstar Racing

I’m excited to race the Cubgrease again! I’ve been busy helping my Mom get dogs ready for the season and figuring out who will run on my team this year.

Eve Redington | Skagway, AK | Age 5

Kennel Name: Redington Mushing

Eve Redington, 5 years old. This will be my 3rd year racing in the cub run.  I love dogs.

TJ Redington | Skagway AK | Age 4

Kennel Name: Redington Mushing 

TJ Redington, 4 years old.  I love super heroes and dogs.

Brynlee Thompson | Cloquet, MN | Age 3

Kennel Name: Rock Creek Kennel

Brynnlee has been around the dogs since she was born-she actually ran the mid distance before she was born! 🙂

Elliot Wheatly| Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada | Age 10

Kennel Name: Criss Cross Racing 

Elliot is 10 years old. He loves dogs and has 3 dogs at home named Buri, Rosie and Rory. Elliot cares for them, and loves them very much. In the winter, he likes to play with the dogs outside in the snow. One of his dogs enjoys pulling him on his sled. Elliot had played hockey since he was 4 years old and enjoys it. This year, he decided to take a break from hockey to try acting. He played Mufassa is his very first play The Lion King at Paramount Theatre in Thunder Bay. Elliot is excited to be working on the play Frozen this winter. Elliot has tried dogsledding several times with his family, and became very interested in learning more about it as a result. Elliot has an older brother and a younger sister. He is very excited to participate in his first Cub Run this year, and would like to thank Criss Cross Racing for their support of him.

Hanna | Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada | Age 8

Kennel Name: Criss Cross Racing

Hanna is 8 years old and loves dogs! She has 3 dogs at home, and loves them very much.  Their names are Buri, Rory and Rosie. One of her dogs pulls her on her single sled in the winter. They both have a lot of fun. Hanna is involved with a Theatre group in Thunder Bay, and has participated in 3 different productions (Cinderella, Aristocrats, and Lion King). She is currently working on the play Frozen. Hanna is very musical and loves to sing – all the time! Hanna has older brothers, and  enjoys playing hockey with them. Hanna became interested in dog sledding a few years ago. She hs been dog sledding with her family several times, and is excited to participate this year in the Beargrease Cub Run for the first time. She would like to thank Criss Cross Racing for their support.

Hannah Wicks | Hibbing, MN | Age 11

Kennel Name: Ojibwa Kennels

Hannah was born into a mushing family and has been on the runners for most of her life. This will be her 3rd Cub Run.

Grady Hoff | Silver Bay, MN | Age 9

Kennel Name: Silver Creek Sled Dog

This will be my first race and I’m excited. Thanks to silver creek sled dogs for the use of dogs.

Berkley Hoff | Silver Bay, MN | Age 10

Kennel Name: Silver Creek Sled Dog

I have the weekend off from hockey, and the wallins are letting me run. This will be my second race, first was at white wilderness sled dogs

Dixie Crawford | Little Falls, MN | Age 12

Kennel Name: Bandit Creek Kennels

I love dogs. I like helping my grandpa at the kennel, he is nice enough to let me use his dogs. I first started mushing two years ago, Jen and Blake Freking introduced our family to mushing and I would like to thank them for all their help. 🙂

Kai Bardon | Duluth, MN | Age 8

Kennel Name: Rat Farm

Kai has been watching the Beargrease since he was 2, this will be his first year racing.

Xander Gottfried | St. Paul, MN | Age 10

Xander, age 9, is excited for his second Cub Run. He has been playing with sled dogs and going on rides with his Grandma since he was a baby. He is very excited to race.

Xander also enjoys reading, skiing, Minecraft, Kung Fu, play with his little sister and exploring space.

Kaylee Gottfried | St. Paul, MN | Age 6

Kaylee, age 6, a kindergartener at Riverview Elementary. She is excited to participate in her second Cub Run. Kaylee loves visiting Grandma in Grand Marais and spending lots of time with her sled dogs. She has been getting sled dog rides since she was 2 months old and has wanted to help take care of the dogs since she was 2 years old.

 

Kaylee also loves gymnastics, swimming, camping, playing with her big brother and science!

Carmen Morgan| Britt, MN | Age 8

Kennel name: Crescent Lake Kennels

This is Carmen’s first race. She has ridden with her older sister Lena and her dogs for quite some time, but has just recently started to run on her own. She also enjoys snowmobiling and water skiing.

Porter Wolf | Dresser, WI | Age 5

Porter (Osceola, WI) is 5yrs old and in Pre-K. He loves animals (his cat, dog, chickens, and ducks), the outdoors, water sports, singing, dancing, and playing. He has been a Beargrease Sled Dog race spectator since he was just 4 months old. This will be his first time racing in the Cub Run and will be running his Grandpa’s dogs Sitka and Xena.

Porter Wolf | Dresser, WI | Age 5

Porter (Osceola, WI) is 5yrs old and in Pre-K. He loves animals (his cat, dog, chickens, and ducks), the outdoors, water sports, singing, dancing, and playing. He has been a Beargrease Sled Dog race spectator since he was just 4 months old. This will be his first time racing in the Cub Run and will be running his Grandpa’s dogs Sitka and Xena.