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Letter to Mushers from Head Vet Tom Gustafson

Mushers, you should have received a letter via e-mail from our head veterinarian, Dr. Tom Gustafson. It outlines the changes for 2015 and contains important information.  A copy of the letter can be found here at the UP200 website and … Continue reading

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Tickets now available for the MUSH BUS….

‘Fun Valentine Run’ – $25 per person for the bus from Marquette to Grand Marais on Saturday, February 14th. Leave Marquette at 12:00 noon, & the bus will leave Grand Marais at approximately 6:00 pm. Call Pat Torreano, 228-3072 for tickets.

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Races Featured on Northland Adventurer Website

Check out the great article on the website – it’s a nice feature on all three races!

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Jack Pine 30 Awards Moved to Gwinn Baptist Church

The awards ceremony for the Jack Pine 30 will be held at the Gwinn Baptist Church (finish line) after the last musher has finished the race. The estimated time is 2:00 – 2:30pm on Saturday, February 14th.

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At the January meeting, the UPSDA board voted to make three changes to the race rules for 2015: Equipment – ganglines are to be cable coated, cable core, or iron rope (Rules 1.F.2) Mandatory gear — UP200 mushers only — … Continue reading

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UPSDA Loses a Great Friend

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The UPSDA mourns the loss of Mary Gilbertson, who passed away on Monday, January 5, 2015.  No details are available at this time.  Mary and her husband, Lloyd, have been long-time mushers and supporters of the UP200 and we are … Continue reading

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Silent Auction Donations Needed

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We are looking for donations for the Silent Auctions in Marquette and Grand Marais during the race weekend.  We can use all sorts of items, included hand-crafted things.  If you have an item to donate, please contact (Grand Marais) … Continue reading

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2015 UP200 / Midnight Run Rules Now Online

We’ve placed the 2015 UP200/MNR rules online in PDF format for your use. Click the Race Info tab and select either race for a link to the download. The major changes this year are that UP200 mushers will be required … Continue reading

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UP200 Merchandise at the Westwood Mall Each Saturday in December

2015 UPSDA merchandise will be for sale at the Westwood Mall  every Saturday leading up to Christmas. 2015 has been designated the YEAR OF THE VOLUNTEER and the merchandise beautifully showcases this tribute.  Come find some great gifts!

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Volunteer Website Help Needed

The UPSDA is looking for a volunteer to help manage our website.  We need someone  familiar with WordPress who can upload photos, create posts, and help manage ads.  During the race, photos need to be posted frequently.  If you have … Continue reading

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