As Sebastian bootied his dogs and prepared for a departure from Scroggie Creek, Mike Jayne and Richie Beattie both arrived at 3:15 pm. Mike dropped a dog and departed for Dawson City at 3:20 pm.
DAWSON CITY, YUKON (11:45 p.m.) – Reigning Yukon Quest Champion Lance Mackey was the first musher to reach Dawson City, Yukon - the midway point in the race – a mere 14 hours and twenty minutes and
Kiara Adams returned to Pelly Crossing on Tuesday evening to end her 2007 race.
Thomas Tetz surprised race fans at Pelly Crossing by crossing the finish line first after leaving the checkpoint in third position, a few hours after the leader.
The four front runners left the Stewart River Dog Drop within 8 minutes of each other for the final dash into the 36 hour layover in Dawson City.Kleedehn and Willomitzer folled each other in to the
Lance Mackey arrived into Stewart River (aka Scroggie Creek) Tuesday morning at 2:45am. Dogs were reported to look great entering the dog drop. Hugh Neff followed Lance in at 4:00 am.
2-12-2007 7:30 pmPelly crossing welcomed Jeremie Matrishon, Roland Waldispuel and Thomas Tetz into the final checkpoint of the race.
Catherine Pinard decided to scratch from the race Monday night. No official reason was given.The front runners are already through Stepping Stone.
Every good musher knows that the one of the keys to distance racing is the efficiency of the musher.
Yukon Quest 300 mushers have started arriving in Carmacks. Jeremie Matrishon set a blazing pace in to arrive at 19:56 Sunday night.