Spirit Unleashed!

January 29 - February 6, 2025

Official Iditarod & Yukon Quest Qualifier


Is Iditarod on your bucket list? Here’s your opportunity!

Wina 5-day guided adventure tour at the 2024 Iditarod – click for more details and to get your raffle tickets!


Donate to this incredible event!  Monetary as well as equipment, resources and other donations are appreciated.  Contact us for more details


For the full experience, we encourage Race Fans to visit checkpoints as the race progresses. Watch trackers on the ISDC website to verify.


2023 galleries are now available for viewing or purchasing!

Photography courtesy of Melissa Shelby and Siri Raitto.

Idaho Sled Dog Challenge

The Running of the Idaho Sled Dog Challenge (ISDC) includes three races.  The premier event is the 300 mile race,  an Iditarod and Yukon Quest qualifier.  Many participants in this race are also competing in the Rocky Mountain Triple Crown.  Participating races include ISDC, Oregon’s Eagle Cap Extreme and Montana’s Race To The Sky.

In 2023 we added the two day 26 mile Warm Lake Stage Race.


January 29-30

Warm Lake Stage Race

February 2

Ceremonial Start

February 3

300 Mile Race Start

100 Mile Race Start

February 4

100 Mile Race Finish

February 5-6

300 Mile Race Finish


Experience the Adventure!
See the race from all of our road-accessible checkpoints.

Lake Cascade, Platt Warming Hut, Little Ski Hill, WYE Campground, Smiths Ferry

View the 2022 Race Gallery

photos credit Melissa Shelby Photography