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Education
Resources

“John Beargrease: Legend of Minnesota’s North Shore” by Daniel Lancaster

Click on the image to watch the YouTube video. Courtesy of WDSE/Venture North.

Visual History Slideshow

Click to view Cook County’s slide show and visual history of John Beargrease, Dog Sledding and the Beargrease Marathon. Sled Dog History Slide Show.

Audio History

Click to listen to an audio summary of the life of John Beargrease. Send It Sled Dog audio

MN Historical Society Article

Click to go to the Minnesota Historical Societies page on John Beargrease. MN Historical Society – John Beargrease article

Handout – Who is John Beargrease

Click to open and print a handout about John Beargrease. Who was John Beargrease

The “goodest” dogs
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What a sled dog looks forward to most after a long day of racing is a nice bed of straw! But guess what happened at last year’s race? Someone stole all our straw right before the race start! Thankfully, great fans like you helped us out during the final hour to provide this vital supply for our amazing dogs.

These dogs simply are the best – and we want to be able to continue treating them that way! Donations from fans like you make that possible. Would you find it in your heart to help us out? No amount is too small in sled dog world!

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