Meet the 2024
Mushers

Cristen Burge

Colby, WI
My husband and I and our two small kids have a little Christmas tree farm and 18 sled dogs outside Duluth where we’ve been living and running for the past 2 1/2 years. I was an RN in pediatric heart surgery for many years but have hung up those reins for a second career as a stay at home mom and tree farmer. I like the change! I’ve always been more of the manager and nutritional consultant, but this year have decided to step on the runners and do a race myself. I’m taking the puppies for their first race and between them and me this should be a good combo for some (mis)adventure!
KENNEL NAME

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WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO START RUNNING SLED DOGS AND HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU STARTED?

I’ve always had and loved dogs, but my huband is the true inspiration for racing.

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