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Become a member and join the Beargrease Family!

Beargrease Members are VITAL to helping us achieve our Mission Statement. We rely on support from many places, but Members have a voice and receive valuable entitlements. It is because of the support of Members like YOU that Beargrease is truly a premier long-distance sled dog race.

Join the Beargrease Team!

The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is a non-profit organization that thrives through donors, memberships, and sponsorships.  It is through this loyal support from our donors, that we are able to continue the longest-running sled dog race in the lower 48 states. John Beargrease was pivotal in the development of the North Shore and its communities. We need your support to keep the history alive.

All Beargrease Membership Levels receive the following base entitlements:*
  • Choice of Beargrease Patch or Sticker
  • 10% Discount on Merchandise at
  • Members Only Newsletter
  • Access to Member Events
  • Recognition on and in Newsletters
  • One Member Vote for Board of Directors and matters before the general membership

*Additional entitlements available for higher levels of membership

Membership registration

Thank you for your interest in being a Beargrease Member! Please complete the form below and either pay online or mail your payment to us at:
John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon
PO Box 16506
Duluth MN, 55816.

Membership Level

Mile Marker

Mile Markers are first come first serve, if this number is already taken, someone will contact you to choose a new number
Please choose one:
I wish to donate my entire membership fee and not receive a thank you letter or patch

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