IT BEGINS WITH NOISE: dogs baying in anticipation, bundled locals cheering, a crude speaker system blaring “Who Let the Dogs Out.” But within minutes, silence: a quiet chorus of panting, the muted
Thanks to an early snowfall, dogs and mushers participating in the 2014 Canadian Challenge Sled Dog race can get to training earlier than expected.Bernie Zintel, treasurer for the 17th annual race,
There are fewer than 90 days remaining before mushers line up in downtown Anchorage to signal the start of the 42nd Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, and some mushers are already sizing up their compet
Not everyone is disappointed that the weather is turning colder.
Who needs snow for sled dog racing?Certainly not the dozens of enthusiasts who flocked to Mount Misery on Sunday for an annual event celebrating the mild-weather form of the sport, which consisted
The adventure: La Grande Odyssée is an arduous 470-mile dog-sled race up and over the snowy slopes of the Savoie Mont-Blanc region between France and Switzerland.
The board of directors of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon this week elected Jason Rice new interim president, replacing former interim president Tone Coughlin, who had taken the job about a m
The annual Can’t Depend on Snow sled dog race will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec.
The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and all we want to do is curl up by the fireplace, but our dogs are ready to hit the cold weather "paws" first!
Don't look yet, but a truncated, Staten Island version of the famed Iditarod race -- the one that sees teams of dogs race, pulling sleds over more than 1,000 miles between Anchorage and Nome in Ala