Join Us At the
Sunday Jan. 28, 2024
Please Note: Times & Locations subject to change.
Race Start Location: Billy’s Bar, 3502 W. Tischer Road, Duluth
Billy’s Opens at 7:00 a.m. with great breakfast & lunch options, hot & cold beverages, Bloody Mary bar and limited seating in the heated tent!
Get your Beargrease merchandise, meet the mushers and watch the teams take off in full-force!
SHUTTLE: Shuttle Bus begins running at 7:00 a.m. and runs until 2:30 p.m. Multiple shuttles will run approximately every 15 minutes to drop you off at the starting line at Billy’s. Go to Parking Lot W at UMD – Click here for Lot W Map (lower left side of the page)
8:00 am – Meet the Mushers – a Fan Favorite! Our mushers will be parked and waiting for you at East End Auto (right next to Billy’s). Take photo’s with your favorite musher or lead dog, get autographs and ask questions about racing.
10:00 am – Race Start – Bib #1, the spirit of John Beargrease is the first out of the chute. Mushers follow every two minutes after.
12:30 p.m. is when we expect the last team to leave Billy’s.