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Open Board Positions

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Pat Torreano and Kaylee Place, whose board terms are up, have indicated they will be running for two of the three open board positions. Nominations are still welcome! We need to also fill the board position of Cathy Sleeter, who will not be running again. Please send your nominations to Pam Forsberg, forsberg@chartermi.net

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UPSDA Annual Membership Meeting May 14, 7pm

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The annual membership meeting of the UPSDA will be held Wednesday, May 14th at 7pm at the Holiday Inn. The purpose of this meeting is to elect three board members who will each serve three-year terms. Nominations may be submitted to Pam Forsberg at forsberg@chartermi.net All members are encouraged to attend.

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UPSDA Board Sets Race Dates for 2015 – 2020

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The UPSDA Board has set the race dates for the next six years. The 2015 dates will be February 12-16, and the calendar to the right will be changed shortly. Upcoming years will see the races held on: Feb. 11-15, 2016; Feb. 16-20, 2017; Feb. 15-19, 2018; Feb. 14-18, 2019; and Feb. 13-16, 2020. This keeps the races close to the middle of the month.

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Remembering Todd Hennigan

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It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Todd Hennigan, our UPSDA Adopt-a-Musher Ambassador. Todd passed away on Sunday, March 23 at Marquette General Hospital. Todd and his mascot dogs Seamus and Banshee (deceased) were familiar figures around the UP as they visited schools, walked in parades, and shared their love of the sled dog races with everyone, especially schoolchildren. Expressions of sympathy and memorial donations can be sent to Todd’s wife, Lori Hennigan, via PO Box 15, Marquette, MI 49855. Donations may be made out to “UPSDA” or to “Lori Hennigan”. The entire UPSDA community extends our heartfelt condolences to Lori and the family.

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4H Club Wins Harvey Road Crossing Contest!

4H Club Heroica (which is short for Hero’s in Chicken Advocacy) won the $250 prize, sponsored by Trudell Plumbing and Heating, for the best decorated road crossing in Harvey. Nine of the Club members and some of their siblings helped decorate and volunteer at the road crossing. Their ages range from 8-10 years old and they all attend Sandy Knoll elementary school. A big congradualations goes out to this group for doing a great job decorating the crossing and winning the contest!

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Thank You, Volunteers!

The UPSDA extends a huge THANK YOU to all of the coordinators and volunteers who made our three races successful. From downtown Marquette to Harvey, Sand River, Chatham, Wetmore and Grand Marais, volunteers were there to get the teams in and out of the checkpoints and safely across the roads. Our volunteers ROCK!

And a very special THANK YOU to Kathy Morton of the Michigan State Police, the Au Train twp Fire Dept, the Alger County Sheriff’s dept, and Sawyer Community Watch for making M-28 and M-94 in Alger County safe crossings for our mushers and dogs.

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Pictures of the UP200 pre-race activities and Start

Photos taken on 2/14/2014 by Bruce Schlehuber

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2014 Midnight Run Bib Draw

Bib # 101. Jerry Trudell

BSP_1361

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 102. Bian Kandler

BSP_1362

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 103. Erin Altemus

BSP_1367

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 104. Richie Camden

BSP_1368

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 105. Jerry Papke

BSP_1379

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 106. Joanna Oberg

BSP_1389

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 107. Amber Evans

BSP_1394

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 108. Gerhardt Thiart

BSP_1400

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 109. Dusty Klaven

BSP_1407

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 110. Chad Grentz

BSP_1409

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 111. Geri Minard

BSP_1412

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 112.  Joann Fortier

BSP_1415

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 113. Larry Fortier

BSP_1418

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 114. Joel Reisig

BSP_1420

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 115. Michael Bestgen

BSP_1424

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 116. Shannon Miller

BSP_1428

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 117. Truman Obermeyer

BSP_1433

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 118. Martha Schouweiler

BSP_1434

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 119. Laura Holmberg

BSP_1441

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 120. Kelly Jo Engle

BSP_1442

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 121. Jacob Golton

BSP_1446

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 122. Mike Betz

BSP_1448

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 123. Becky Bean

BSP_1450

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 124. Roy Bauer

BSP_1452

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 125. Mike Hoff

BSP_1455

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 126. Carl Routhier

BSP_1456

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib 127. Kris Sampson

BSP_1459

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Track the UP00 Sled Dog Race via GPS!

UP200 Musher Tracking Via GPS !  For the first time, we have live tracking of the UP200.  Continue reading for a link to the live tracking of the race right on your computer. The map updates every three minutes and is interactive.

Click on this link to Track the Race http://trackleaders.com/up200-14

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2014 UP200 Bib Draw

Bib # 1. Troy Groeneveld

Troy Groeneveld

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 2. Dennis Tremblay

Dennis Tremblay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 3. Kevin Malikowski

BSP_1327

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 4. Tim Hunt

BSP_1329

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 5. James Riedel

BSP_1332

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 6. Lisa Dietzen

BSP_1333

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 7. Ward Wallin

BSP_1339

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 8. Tasha Stielstra

BSP_1341

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 9. Keith Aili

BSP_1344

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 10. Logan Wayne Schendel

BSP_1347

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 12. Bruce Langmaid

BSP_1350

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 13. Ryan Anderson

BSP_1352

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bib # 14. Ryan Redington

BSP_1357

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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