Do you dream of racing in a mid- or long-distance sled dog race? Whether or not you’ve already experienced the joy of standing on the runners, Tagish Lake Kennel can help you reach the start line. By race day, you’ll be excited but confident knowing that you’ve been thoroughly trained by Michelle Phillips and Ed Hopkins, professional sled dog racing veterans.
To qualify for the Yukon Quest, rookie mushers must be at least 18 years old and have completed two approved qualifying races totaling 500 miles or more in the 24 months prior to the start of the race. To qualify for the Iditarod, the minimum is 750 miles.