Monday, February 11, 2008

2008 Mush for the Cure/Fun Run

The second running of the Mush for the Cure Dog Sled Event will be held March 14 starting with a mass start in front of Gunflint Pines Resort. Mushere will run about twenty miles ending at Trail Center. According to the event organizeers. “this event is a fun run (non-competitive) to end the season, have a party, enjoy other mushers’ company and benefit a local charity (Pink Paddles/Breast Cancer Awareness).”

At Trail Center additional evening activities will include live music and a bonfire.

The planned race format will be “poker run style”- at check points every few miles; mushers will receive a card- Finisher with the best hand will wins prizes. Teams are limited to 5-8 dogs.

Mark your calendar now- more information (including trail route/ exact mileage and registration forms) available the week of February 18. If you have a dog team and are interested in participating notify Mary Black at


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