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Liza Dietzen

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Liza Dietzen

Liza Dietzen

Wallace, MI

Since I was five years old, I’ve always dreamed of one day doing the Iditarod. In 2020 I finished the Beargrease Marathon and completed my qualifying races. We will just be doing recreational and six dog races this season because of current events and other unforeseen circumstances. I am excited to try the “other” side of the game, trying a more traditionally fast paced race class over the long trot of a race such as the Marathon. I have a group of enthusiastic well-rounded dogs this season, and I’m excited to see what they bring to the table!

What other races have you completed to qualify for the marathon?

Beargrease Marathon 2020, Seney300 2014, UP200 2014

How many lead dogs in your team?

Four

Who are your dog handlers?

Kaylee Clark

What is your age as of Jan 25, 2020?

31

Kennel name

Team Evergreen Kennel

How can people find you on social media?

Team Evergreen Kennel

Rig size

40 feet

Who are your sponsors?

Northern Michigan University

What inspired you to start running sled dogs and how old were you when you started?

When I was in kindergarten, we learned about the Iditarod at school in the library. I was 19 when I first started working with a kennel formally.