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2018-01-10 / News

Tahquamenon Country Sled Dog Race

Saturday, January 6, 2018


The excitement mounts in the staging area as handlers and mushers get their teams ready to hit the trail. The excitement mounts in the staging area as handlers and mushers get their teams ready to hit the trail.

Thomas Rosenbloom’s 10-dog team is ready to go. Thomas Rosenbloom’s 10-dog team is ready to go.

Gerhardt Thiart, from South Africa, was second in the 6-dog sport and was the Kenny Harris Sportsman. Gerhardt Thiart, from South Africa, was second in the 6-dog sport and was the Kenny Harris Sportsman.

Jake Golton won the 10- dog race. Jake Golton won the 10- dog race.

John Waltman was the Volunteer of the year. John Waltman was the Volunteer of the year.

Local musher Ed Stielstra talks of his experience during the 10-dog race. Local musher Ed Stielstra talks of his experience during the 10-dog race.

Geri Minard in the chute ready to take off. Geri Minard in the chute ready to take off.

Bruce Magnusson won the 8-dog race. Bruce Magnusson won the 8-dog race.

Laura Bontrager was third in the 8-dog race. Laura Bontrager was third in the 8-dog race.

Ready to run. Ready to run.

Dale McNinch heading off for a 41-mile adventure. Dale McNinch heading off for a 41-mile adventure.

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