Friends of Pets Dog Jog
Jul
28
9:00 AM09:00

Friends of Pets Dog Jog

We are looking for a couple of volunteers who will represent the skijor club at this event! Set-up will happen between 7:30 -8:30. We will be done by 1pm.  If you are available to help out please contact Becky at 243-5234. 

For more informatin about the dog jog visit:

http://friendsofpets.org/dog-jog-2018

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Planning Party for ASC Events 2018!
Aug
7
6:00 PM18:00

Planning Party for ASC Events 2018!

When we put on a race there is a great deal of planning that needs to happen ahead of time.  We need your help with our 2018/19 winter race calendar and race logistics. Some logistice include getting permits, contacting donors for prizes, and finding volunteers to help our events run smoothly.  You do not have to be experienced in any of these areas to help...just wiliing and reliable! The more we can divide up the work the better. Time and Location TBA.

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Run Rover Run 5K Cannicross Race
Sep
9
11:30 AM11:30

Run Rover Run 5K Cannicross Race

Join us for our yearly  kick off event! Come run with your dog around the  5K Mize Loop at Kincaid Park. 

Registration is from 11:30 AM-:12:15 PM  at the lower parking lot at Kincaid.  

Race Starts at 12:30.

Fee:  $15 members, $20 nonmembers  *Check and cash only please. 

Membership Costs: $15 individual members, $20 family membership 

One dog per runner please. Also, dogs need to be wearing their leash.  Dogs need to be up to date on their vaccines to participate. 

Men & woman’s class available. There will be a junior class available if there are 5 participants.


Check our webist or the ASC Hotline 349-WOOF (9663) for up to date information! If you have any questions feel free to email us at contact@anchorageskijorclub.org. 


 

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2018 International Sled Dog Racing Association (ISDRA) Symposium at UAA, June 22-24
Jun
22
to Jun 24

2018 International Sled Dog Racing Association (ISDRA) Symposium at UAA, June 22-24

This year the Chugiak Dog Mushers will be hosting the ISDRA conference this year at UAA Gorsuch Hall.

The symposium is Saturday, June 23, from 8:30-5:30 at UAA Gorsuch Hall.

Cost is $50.00 (Limited spots remaining.)

Included in the conference is a symposium with a number of great speakers and topics including:

-Lameness 101 with Dawn Brown, DVM

-Biomechanics of the canine skeleton in regards to harnesses, Jerry Vanek, DVM

-Race Marshaling 101 with Janet Clarke and Mike McCowan

-Genetics of Sled Dogs, Heather Huson, PhD Cornell University

-Expeditions with McKenzie Huskies

-Winning the Iditarod with Mille Porsilde and Joar Leifsoth Ulsom.

-Finding and Retaining Sponsors in the Digital Media Age, with Michael Buzinski

-George Attla’s ACHLL program bringing sleddogs into the school system and village communities.

Lots of great vendors too!

NonStop Dogwear, DC Harnesses, Annamaet Pet Foods, TOGO traction Rigs, SledDog Systems Sleds, Highs Adventure Gear.


For more information and registration go to.... https://www.chugiakdogmushers.com/isdra-conference.html

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Line Making Party April 20th!
Apr
20
5:00 PM17:00

Line Making Party April 20th!

Linemaking Party to Raise Funds for the Skijor Club Friday April 20th! 

We need help with the club's main source of fundraising.  We have a large order of skijor lines that we need to fill.  You don't need experience at making skijor lines, we can show you what to do while you socialize with other skijor minded friends.

Food will be available and you can bring a dish to share if you would like.  Bring your own drink if you want something specific.  Please come even if you aren't bringing any food.  There should be plenty.

The event is hosted by club member Becky Voris:
Date:  Friday April 20th.

Time:  5pm to 9ish! We will keep working until we are finished.  Arrive at any time and stay as long as you want.

Location:  6670 Round Tree Drive, Anchorage, AK. 

Home phone:  243-5234 if anyone needs extra help to get there.

 

 

As always, touch base with our website www.anchorageskijorclub.org and Facebook to make sure the events are still taking place on the dates we had planned (Sometimes weather and venue availability can disrupt plans).  You can also call our event line at 349-WOOF.

 

 

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Skiquinox (Hillside) 5K Race
Mar
20
5:30 PM17:30

Skiquinox (Hillside) 5K Race

The Skiquinox is On! See you tonight on the Hillside! 

 

Registration: 5:30 PM-6:30 PM at the Hillside Trailhead behind Hilltop Ski Area

Race Talk and Bib Draw: 6:30 PM

Race Start Time: 7 PM

Tour: 5 minutes after the last 5k goes out

Classes: One-dog and Two-dog (Two dog teams need to wear a neckline.)

Race Fee:  $20 Trail Tour Fee: $10 -- ASC Membership Required. +$5 for nonmembers. Yearly membership fees are $15 for individual, and $20 for a family. We take cash and checks, but not credit cards, at the race venue. Participants may join Anchorage Skijor Club at the event. Please Bring Cash or Check.


As always, touch base with our website www.skijoring.org and Facebook to make sure the events are still taking place on the dates we had planned (Sometimes weather and venue availability can disrupt plans). You can also call our event line at 349-WOOF. If you have questions feel free to email us at contact@anchorageskijorclub.org.

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Show and Go - Sand Lake
Mar
14
6:30 PM18:30

Show and Go - Sand Lake

A show and go is an informal get together to skijor as a group. This allows skijorers to practice skijoring and for the dogs to learn socialization, following, overtaking and head-on passing. This event is great for all skill levels.

Come on out for a sociable evening skijor. We will meet at the Sand Lake Elementary School parking area off of Jewel Lake Road.

We look forward to seeing you there. Don't forget your poop bag and your headlamp!

Contact: Bill Cole

As always, touch base with our websitewww.skijoring.org and Facebook to make sure the events are still taking place on the dates we had planned (Sometimes weather and venue availability can disrupt plans). You can also call our event line at 349-WOOF. If you have questions feel free to email us at contact@anchorageskijorclub.org.

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Bob Toney Memorial Chugiak Chinook Race: 10K, 5K, and Tour
Feb
24
11:00 AM11:00

Bob Toney Memorial Chugiak Chinook Race: 10K, 5K, and Tour

Bob Toney Memorial Chugiak Chinook Race

Beach Lake Ski Trails

Feb. 24th, 2018

Location: Beach Lake Ski Trails

We are currently looking for a few volunteers who will help us set up the trail for the race. Please email us at contact@anchorageskijorclub.org if you can help!

Meet at: The Beach Lake Chalet

Distance: 5k and 10k

Classes: One-dog and two-dog

Race Fee: $20, Tour Fee $10 (Includes $2 Muni Fee) (+5 for nonmembers)

Registration is from 11:00-11:30  for the 10k.

10k race starts between 12:00-12:15 P.M.

Registration for the 5k race closes at 1:00 P.M.

5k start between 1:30-1:45 P.M.

Awards: 2:30 P.M.

Tour start: after 5k Race.

 

Take the South Birchwood Loop exit off the Glenn Hwy and turn left to cross under the hwy towards Chugiak High School.  Go about 1/3 mile past the high school, the chalet will be on your left.

 

If you don't want to do the race but want to skijor on trails you normally are not allowed to skijor come do the Tour immediately after the 5K race. (Though your dog will run faster if you participate in the race.)

 

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Show and Go - Kincaid Park
Feb
21
6:30 PM18:30

Show and Go - Kincaid Park

Meet up at the Raspberry Parking Area on the north side of Raspberry Road going into Kincaid Park

Cost:  Free

Come on out for a sociable evening skijor. The parking area/trailhead is about ½ mile into the park on your right as you drive in. The lighted, multi-use trail extends for approximately two miles, allowing for about a four mile run out and back if you go both directions from the trailhead. The trail rolls and climbs from the park entrance to the stadium/Ski Chalet area. It’s not too steep, with breaks in the climb and descent.

Raspberry Road Trail is great place to run your dogs after work on these short, mid-winter evenings. We look forward to seeing you there. Don’t forget your poop bag!

A show and go is an informal get together to skijor as a group. This allows skijorers to practice skijoring and for the dogs to learn socialization, following, overtaking and head-on passing. This event is great for all skill levels.

Contact: Bill Cole

As always, touch base with our website www.skijoring.org and Facebook to make sure the events are still taking place on the dates we had planned (Sometimes weather and venue availability can disrupt plans). You can also call our event line at 349-WOOF. If you have questions feel free to email us at contact@anchorageskijorclub.org.

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Anchorage Tour: Bicentennial Park
Feb
17
9:30 AM09:30

Anchorage Tour: Bicentennial Park

  • Campbell Airstrip Trailhead Anchorage, AK, 99507 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Cost: Free

Anchorage Tours are an informal gatherings to skijor as a group. This allows skijorers to practice skijoring and for the dogs to learn socialization, following, overtaking and head-on passing. This event is great for all skill levels.

Look forward to seeing you there. Don't forget your poop bag!

Contact: Bill Cole

Where/When: Meet at Campbell Airstrip Parking Area by the Bridge.

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Bartlett Relay Race: Ski and Skijor relay teams
Feb
10
11:00 AM11:00

Bartlett Relay Race: Ski and Skijor relay teams

  • Bartlett High School, Anchorage, AK (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Location: Bartlett High School

Registration:   11-11:45

Race Start at Noon

Format: Relay Race with Skier, then 1-dog Skijor Team

Distance: 4km for each lap

WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR 2  VOLUNTEERS TO HELP US SET UP THE COURSE AND 2 VOLUNTEERS TO HELP TAKE DOWN THE COURSE. WE CAN ALSO USE ONE VOLUNTEER TO HELP OUT OUR TIMERS.  

IF YOU CAN HELP OUT PLEASE EMAIL US AT CONTACT@ANCHORAGESKIJORCLUB.ORG. THANK YOU! 

Fee: Race $15 per person (additional $5 for nonmembers), Tour $10 per participant. Muni fee is already included in the cost. Please bring check or cash. 

Join us for our relay race at Bartlett High School. This great event has the first leg as a mass start for skiers. The skiers do a 4K loop and then tag off to a skijorer to do the 4K and finish the race.

Grab a friend to do the skiing or skijoring or ski the first 4K, grab your dog and ski the 4K again. It's a great opportunity to see how much faster you ski with your dog.

This is your only chance of the year to skijor on these trails.

If you don't want to race you can participate in the tour afterwards and go on the trail. (Though the racing is better, your dog will run faster.)

Wanna become a member? Anchorage Skijor Club Membership:

Individual Year $15,   Family Year $20

If you have any questions email us at:  contact@anchorageskijorclub.org
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Beginner's Clinic
Jan
27
10:00 AM10:00

Beginner's Clinic

Anchorage Skijor Club's skijor clinics are held twice each winter and are usually well attended.  Each clinic begins at 10am with an hour-long classroom discussion at Alaska Mill Feed and Garden Center, followed by an outdoor session.  Topics covered include choice of dog, training the dog, commands, dog harness fitting, canine nutrition, skijor equipment, trail etiquette, passing and skijoring technique.

Clinic participants should be able to ski (skate is preferred) in order to enjoy the outdoor portion of the clinic. ASC can loan attendees skijoring belts, bungees, harnesses and with prior arrangement, even dogs.

Registration is at the clinic, starting at 9:30.  No need to preregister.  Fee for the clinic is $25.  (Attendees are offered a $10 discount on club dues if they join the club at the clinic.)   Minors' legal guardians must sign consent at the clinic.

 *PLEASE BRING CASH OR A CHECK, WE ARE NOT TAKING CREDIT CARDS AT THIS TIME

The location of the outdoor portion will be given at Goose Lake around noon.  If we are unable to do the outdoor portion, a raincheck will be given.  We will try to provide another announcement via email and our Facebook page regarding the outdoor portion.

Call the WOOF line (349-WOOF) for last-minute info.

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Kincaid Classic Race: 10K, 5K mass start,  and Tour
Jan
21
11:00 AM11:00

Kincaid Classic Race: 10K, 5K mass start, and Tour

AMH Kincaid Classic

Location: Kincaid Park.  Both the 5k and the 10k course will take place on the Snowmaking Loop.

10K 1 and 2 dog event will be followed by the very fun 5K 1 dog Le Mans Mass Start. There is also the opportunity to do a 5K tour after the races.

The stadium provides a good opportunity to watch the start and finish. In the past we have had over 20 people participating in the Mass Start. You don't need to be a pro to join us. The best experience for your dog is during races. Come skijor a trail that you normally are not allowed to skijor on.

Registration Times:

10K Race Registration 11:00-11:30.

 5K Race Registration 11:00-1:00. 

Registration begins at the Lower parking area for both events.

PLEASE BRING CASH OR CHECK. We currently do not take Credit Cards

Race Start Times: 

12:15 - 10K - 1 and 2 dog. 

1:45 - 5K 1 dog Le Mans Mass Start. 

Tour Starts after 5K racers clear out.

Race Fee: $20 (Includes $2 Muni Fee) Tour Fee: $10 (Includes $2 Muni Fee) $5 for Tour if you paid race fee. Please bring cash or check.

Temperature: No race if temperature is -5F or less. (We may still have a tour option at cold temps. Check Facebook, Website and Woof Line for updates.)

As always, touch base with our website www.skijoring.org and Facebook to make sure the events are still taking place on the dates we had planned (Sometimes weather and venue availability can disrupt plans). You can also call our event line at 349-WOOF. If you have questions feel free to email us at contact@anchorageskijorclub.org.

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CANCELLED:   Show and Go - Goose Lake
Jan
17
6:30 PM18:30

CANCELLED: Show and Go - Goose Lake

A show and go is an informal get together to skijor as a group. This allows skijorers to practice skijoring and for the dogs to learn socialization, following, overtaking and head-on passing. This event is great for all skill levels.

Come on out for a sociable evening skijor. We will meet at the Goose Lake parking area (Paddle Boat Cafe) off UAA Drive.

We look forward to seeing you there. Don't forget your poop bag and your headlamp!

Contact: Bill Cole

As always, touch base with our website www.skijoring.org and Facebook to make sure the events are still taking place on the dates we had planned (Sometimes weather and venue availability can disrupt plans). You can also call our event line at 349-WOOF. If you have questions feel free to email us at contact@anchorageskijorclub.org.

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Anchorage Tour:  Coastal Trail
Jan
13
11:00 AM11:00

Anchorage Tour: Coastal Trail

Location: Tony Knowles Coastal Trail

Cost:  Free

Anchorage Tours are an informal gatherings to skijor as a group. This allows skijorers to practice skijoring and for the dogs to learn socialization, following, overtaking and head-on passing. This event is great for all skill levels.

Look forward to seeing you there. Don't forget your poop bag!

Contact: Bill Cole

Where/When: The Coastal Trail at the Water Treatment Plant. The parking lot is on the right hand side a hundred yards after the Point Woronzof overlook area.

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Non-club race at Montana Creek
Dec
31
9:30 AM09:30

Non-club race at Montana Creek

  • Montana Creek, 96.3 parks highway (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Sign ups 9:30 to 10.. 1 and 2 dog skijor race at 10:30.  Cousre length is 4 miles Race location: Montana Creek, 10 miles south of Talkeetna on the Parks Highway (mile 96.3).  Driving time is 2 hrs.   Cost to enter is $10 plus club membership of $35.

More on Facebook at: 
MCDMA Montana Creek Dog Mushers Association

 

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CANCELED Show and Go - Kincaid Park
Dec
13
6:30 PM18:30

CANCELED Show and Go - Kincaid Park

Meet up at the Raspberry Parking Area on the north side of Raspberry Road going into Kincaid Park

Cost:  Free

Come on out for a sociable evening skijor. The parking area/trailhead is about ½ mile into the park on your right as you drive in. The lighted, multi-use trail extends for approximately two miles, allowing for about a four mile run out and back if you go both directions from the trailhead. The trail rolls and climbs from the park entrance to the stadium/Ski Chalet area. It’s not too steep, with breaks in the climb and descent.

Raspberry Road Trail is great place to run your dogs after work on these short, mid-winter evenings. We look forward to seeing you there. Don’t forget your poop bag!

A show and go is an informal get together to skijor as a group. This allows skijorers to practice skijoring and for the dogs to learn socialization, following, overtaking and head-on passing. This event is great for all skill levels.

Contact: Bill Cole

As always, touch base with our website www.skijoring.org and Facebook to make sure the events are still taking place on the dates we had planned (Sometimes weather and venue availability can disrupt plans). You can also call our event line at 349-WOOF. If you have questions feel free to email us at contact@anchorageskijorclub.org.

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Beginners Clinic
Dec
3
10:00 AM10:00

Beginners Clinic

Anchorage Skijor Club's skijor clinics are held twice each winter and are usually well attended.  Each clinic begins at 10am with an hour-long classroom discussion at Alaska Mill Feed and Garden Center, followed by an outdoor session.  Topics covered include choice of dog, training the dog, commands, dog harness fitting, canine nutrition, skijor equipment, trail etiquette, passing and skijoring technique.

Clinic participants should be able to ski (skate is preferred) in order to enjoy the outdoor portion of the clinic. ASC can loan attendees skijoring belts, bungees, harnesses and with prior arrangement, even dogs.

Registration is at the clinic, starting at 9:30.  No need to preregister.  Fee for the clinic is $25.  (Attendees are offered a $10 discount on club dues if they join the club at the clinic.)   Minors' legal guardians must sign consent at the clinic.  (Checks are preferred and we accept cash as well.)

The location of the outdoor portion will be given at the clinic.  If we are unable to do the outdoor portion, a raincheck will be given.  We will try to provide another announcement via email and our Facebook page regarding the outdoor portion.

Call the WOOF line (349-WOOF) for last-minute info.

 

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Run Rover Run
Sep
10
11:30 AM11:30

Run Rover Run

Join us for our yearly  kick off event! Come run with your dog around the Mize Loop at Kincaid Park. 

Registration starts at 11:30 AM at the lower parking lot at Kincaid.  

Race Starts at 12:30.

Fee:  $15 members, $20 nonmembers

Membership Costs: $15 individual members, $20 family membership

*Check and cash only please. 

One dog per runner please.

Vaccines required.

Junior class available if there are 5 participants.

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Skiquinox (Hillside) Race: 10K, 5K, and Tour
Mar
21
5:30 PM17:30

Skiquinox (Hillside) Race: 10K, 5K, and Tour

The Hillside Skiquinox Skijor Race and Trail Tour

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Park at the north end of Hilltop Parking Lot and eet at the sign.

Registration 5:30-6:15 (5k and 10k)

Registration for the 5k is 5:30-7:15

10-K Race 6:30 PM

5-K Race 8:00pm

Tour: after last 5k team goes out.

Race Format  

Women and men race in one class.

1-dog and 2-dog classes run simultaneously in each race.

Race routes start on the Gasline Trail, then follow the Hillside lighted trails to Service High School and back.

Children may participate, but with one dog only. Children may be accompanied by adult helpers skiing with or without dogs. The starting order can be arranged so that parent participants may start just ahead of or just behind a child participant. Children must wear helmets.

ASC officials at the race ensure that participants and their dogs enjoy a safe and fun race: we're here to help.

Race Fee:  $20 ( Additional Races $10 -- ASC Membership Required. +$5 for nonmembers.

Yearly membership fees are $15 for individual, and $20 for a family

We take cash and checks, but not credit cards, at the race venue.

Participants may join Anchorage Skijor Club at the event.

 

Trail Tour Fee: $10 -- ASC Membership Required.

Participants may join Anchorage Skijor Club at the event.

Follows the 5-K race course.

Begins after the 5-K Race

Skijor on trails normally off-limits to skijoring.

Bibs required.


As always, touch base with our website www.skijoring.org and Facebook to make sure the events are still taking place on the dates we had planned (Sometimes weather and venue availability can disrupt plans). You can also call our event line at 349-WOOF. If you have questions feel free to email us at contact@anchorageskijorclub.org.

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Show and Go - Goose Lake
Mar
14
6:30 PM18:30

Show and Go - Goose Lake

Contact: Bill Cole

Where/When: March 14th Goose Lake - meets at Paddle Boat Cafe

Time:  6:30 or 7:00

A show and go is an informal get together to skijor as a group. This allows skijorers to practice skijoring and for the dogs to learn socialization, following, overtaking and head-on passing. This event is great for all skill levels.

Come on out for a sociable evening skijor. We will meet at the Goose Lake parking area off UAADrive..

We look forward to seeing you there. Don't forget your poop bag and your headlamp!

Contact: Bill C

As always, touch base with our websitewww.skijoring.org and Facebook to make sure the events are still taking place on the dates we had planned (Sometimes weather and venue availability can disrupt plans). You can also call our event line at 349-WOOF. If you have questions feel free to email us at contact@anchorageskijorclub.org.

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Kincaid Classic Race: 10K, 5K mass start,  and Tour
Feb
26
11:00 AM11:00

Kincaid Classic Race: 10K, 5K mass start, and Tour

AMH Kincaid Classic - February 26, 2017

Where:  The 5k course will take place on the Mize Loop and the 10k course will include the  Mize and Sisson Loop.

10K 1 and 2 dog event will be followed by the very fun 5K 1 dog Le Mans Mass Start.

The stadium provides a good opportunity to watch the start and finish. In the past we have had over 20 people participating in the Mass Start. You don't need to be a pro to join us. The best experience for your dog is during races.

There is also the opportunity to do a 5K tour after the races.

Come skijor a trail that you normally are not allowed to skijor on.

Location: Kincaid Park

Registration Times:

11:00  Registration begins at the Lower parking lot or inside the Chalet.

11:30 Registration for 10K race ends.

12:30 Registration for 5K race ends.

Race Times:

12:00 10K, 1 and 2 dog

1:30    5K 1 dog Le Mans Mass Start

1:30    Tour of Course (Starts after 5K race goes out.)

Race Fee: $20 (Includes $2 Muni Fee)

Tour Fee: $10 (Includes $2 Muni Fee) $5 for tour if you paid race fee. (Please bring cash or check)

Temperature: No race if temperature is -5F or less.

(We may still have a tour option at cold temps. Check Facebook, Website and Woof Line for updates.)

As always, touch base with our website www.skijoring.org and Facebook to make sure the events are still taking place on the dates we had planned (Sometimes weather and venue availability can disrupt plans). You can also call our event line at 349-WOOF. If you have questions feel free to email us at contact@anchorageskijorclub.org.

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Show and Go - Kincaid Park
Feb
14
6:30 PM18:30

Show and Go - Kincaid Park

Meet up at the Raspberry Parking Area

Cost:  Free

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Time:  6:30 PM

A show and go is an informal get together to skijor as a group. This allows skijorers to practice skijoring and for the dogs to learn socialization, following, overtaking and head-on passing. This event is great for all skill levels.

Come on out for a sociable evening skijor. We will meet at the Raspberry parking area.

We look forward to seeing you there. Don't forget your poop bag and your headlamp!

Contact: Bill Cole

As always, touch base with our website www.skijoring.org and Facebook to make sure the events are still taking place on the dates we had planned (Sometimes weather and venue availability can disrupt plans). You can also call our event line at 349-WOOF. If you have questions feel free to email us at contact@anchorageskijorclub.org.

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Bartlett Relay Race: Ski and Skijor relay teams
Feb
11
11:00 AM11:00

Bartlett Relay Race: Ski and Skijor relay teams

  • Bartlett High School, Anchorage, AK (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Location: Bartlett High School

Times: Register 11-11:45, Race at Noon

Format: Relay Race with Skier, then 1-dog Skijor Team

Distance: 4km for each lap

Fee: Race $15 per person (additional $5 for nonmembers), Tour $10 per participant. Muni fee is already included in the cost. Please bring check or cash. 

Join us for our relay race at Bartlett High School. This great event has the first leg as a mass start for skiers. The skiers do a 4K loop and then tag off to a skijorer to do the 4K and finish the race.

Grab a friend to do the skiing or skijoring or ski the first 4K, grab your dog and ski the 4K again. It's a great opportunity to see how much faster you ski with your dog.
 

This is your only chance of the year to skijor on these trails.

 

If you don't want to race you can participate in the tour afterwards and go on the trail. (Though the racing is better, your dog will run faster.)

Wanna become a member? Anchorage Skijor Club Membership:

Individual Year $15,   Family Year $20


If you have any questions email us at:  contact@anchorageskijorclub.org
Check the Woof line or our website for last minute updates 349-W00F

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