12 pm today marks the start of the 12th Annual Canadian Challenge Sled Dog Race.
Check out Canadian Challenge 2009 for more information on the Canadian Challenge, keep up with the happenings of the race here as well.
The Race is as follows:
12 Dog Race: Prince Albert - Anglin Lake - Elk Ridge Resort - Weyakwin - La Ronge - Sucker River - Stanley Mission - Grandmother's Bay - La Ronge
The 8 Dog Race: Prince Albert - Anglin Lake - Elk Ridge Resort - Weyakwin - La Ronge
Jurnior Race: Prince Albert - Anglin Lake - Elk Ridge Resort
My husband is working on the trail this year, riding snowmobmile from Prince Albert all the way to La Ronge around to Sucker River,Stanley Mission,Grandmother's Bay and back to La Ronge.
Last night we attended the musher's banquet where each of the mushers for the 12 dog and 8 dog race picked their numbers and sponser banner for their team. We had a wonderful meal and had the pleasure of sitting with CBC Radio's Tom Roberts from LaRonge who will drop the flag to signal the start of the race today.
I will be out watching the dogs leave Central Avenue at noon today.