March 8 | The Depot
506 West Michigan St, Duluth, MN  5:30pm-9:30pm   Did you miss your Beargrease friends and family this year? Come join us as we go “off the rails” at The St. Louis County Depot on Friday, March 8th from 5:30pm-9:30(???)pm. There will be VIP champagne tasting in the historic rail car used in Iron Will, a viewing of Lure of the North, a cash bar, silent auction, volunteer appreciation, and the winners of the 2023 raffle will be drawn….and the best part…..entry is free. See you there!  
January 15 – March 10 | Beargrease ARt SHow | Great Lakes Aquarium

353 Harbor Dr.  Duluth, MN


The photographers who volunteer their time for the race put in days and days of shooting and then days and days (and days….) of editing. Come in and  see their works. Give them a paws-up if you see them on the trail!


January 27 | cutest puppy contest | Fitger’s Historic Lakefront Hotel

600 E Superior Street, Duluth, MN

  • 10-11am: Puppy Check-In
  • 11am-1pm: Puppy Viewing & Voting
  • 1:30pm: Awards

The beargrease cutest puppy contest is back! 

FREE family friendly event ~ come out to meet some puppies and vote for the cutest.

Owners need to show proof of vaccinations at check-in: parvovirus/distemper combo and rabies.

Please Note: Only dogs entered in the Cutest Puppy Contest will be allowed in the building during these hours. 

January 26, 2025  | Race start! 10:00 am Billy’s Bar, Duluth, MN

Can’t make it to the start, checkpoints or the finish?  Visit our Race Center to follow along online.

Watch Mushing Midwest Live Stream Here.

January 26 | Beargrease 40 Finish, “The Pit” Two Harbors

January 27 | Beargrease 120 Finish, Trestle Inn, Finland 

January 28 | Beargrease Marathon Finish, Grand Portage Lodge & Casino

More Race Info >


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