​Sled Dog Derbies

8 dog  20-23 miles entry fee  $40.00

6 dog  10-12 miles entry fee  $30.00

4 dog   3-3.5 miles entry fee  $20.00

kid races/rides

Registration  8 am  10 am

Musher Meeting     10 am

Race start 11 am

8 dog teams first followed  by 6 dog teams and then 4 dog teams

Approx 2 minutes between teams and 5 minutes between starts of races



2 mile race entry fee  $10.00

5 mile race  entry fee $15.00

Registration  10 am  1 pm

Participant Meeting   1:15

Start                          2 pm

~Both races have a 2 dog max per skier

~Both  are freestyle races (open to skate skiing or classic skiing)

and are open to all experience levels 

~The race course will take place entirely on Poplar Lake and will be groomed but

will not have set classic tracks

~Skate skiing should be quite favorable for those seeking speed!

~Kick Sleds welcome

Snowman Competition-weather permitting

We will supply the snow and a box of accessories.

You are welcome to bring your own items. 

Be creative and be decent.

              Bonfire~Smores~Hot Dogs~CoCo~Maple Snowcones~BBQ


Sarah Hamilton



Cathy Quinn


                                                  Please leave your pets at home

                                  All dogs must remain leashed or harnessed at all times

Trail Center Lodge

established 1938


                                      March 12, 2017
              Dog Days of Winter ~ Everyone welcome
               Location ~1/2 way up the Gunflint Trail

  7611 Gunflint Trail, Grand Marais, Minnesota, USA

                   ~Please leave your pets at home~


Wilderness Trail! We will mark and groom but conditions change frequently on a lake.