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2021 MUSHER’S PACKET & RACE RULES

Race Rules due to Date Changes have been revised as of 09/16/2020.  Please be sure you are working from the most up to date set of rules!

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2021 ENTRY FEES

FEES ARE BASED ON RACE LENGTH AND POSTMARKED DATE OF PAYMENT

** FEES ARE REFUNDABLE IN THE EVENT OF GOVERNMENT REQUIRED CANCELLATION DUE TO COVID.

40 MILES

  JUNIOR RACE 
6 DOGS MIN – 8 dogs max

POSTMARKED BY DATE

  • $35 BY OCT 15
  • $45 BY NOV 1
  • $55 BY DEC 1
  • $65 BY JAN 15

100 MILES

  8 DOGS MIN
10 DOGS MAX

POSTMARKED BY DATE

  • $150 BY OCT 15
  • $200 BY NOV 1
  • $250 BY DEC 1
  • $300 BY JAN 15

300 MILES

8 DOGS MIN
12 DOGS MAX

POSTMARKED BY DATE

  • $300 BY OCT 15
  • $400 BY NOV 1
  • $500 BY DEC 1
  • $600 BY JAN 15
300 MILE PURSE

1.  $2500           
2.  $2000
3.  $1500
4.  $1000
5.   $ 750
6.   $ 500
7.   $ 150
8.   $ 150
9.   $ 150
10. $ 150

100 MILE PURSE

1. $1000
2.  $ 750
3.  $ 500
4.  $ 200
5.  $ 150
6.  $ 100
7.  $ 100
8.  $ 75
9.  $ 75
10.$ 50

JUNIOR PURSE

1. 50% OF ENTRY FEES
2. 30% OF ENTRY FEES
3. 20% OF ENTRY FEES

2021 MUSHERS

Meet the racers for the upcoming 2021 Idaho Sled Dog Challenge!

Mushers:  300 MILE RACE

Josie Thyr

Olney, MT

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

2nd Place:  2020 ISDC 300 Mile Race

KENNEL: There and Back Again Sleddogs
25 Dogs
Alaskan Huskies

YEARS RACING: 15

LEAD DOGS: Aravis and Moon

OCCUPATION: Dog Mushing

SPONSORS:  Wendy and Steve Riggs

START IN MUSHING: With my Siberian Husky pulling me on rollerblades.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: Eagle Cap Extreme 2020

FUTURE GOALS: Iditarod 2021
  

Scott White

Snowhomish, WA

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

KENNEL: Lost Lake Racing
23 Dogs
Alaskan Huskies

YEARS RACING: 22

LEAD DOGS: Undecided

OCCUPATION: Construction

SPONSORS: 

START IN MUSHING: Late ’90s. Had neck surgery so couldn’t backpack anymore. Bought dogs to carry my stuff; they happened to be sled dogs.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: Finishing the 2010 Iditarod

FUTURE GOALS: Finishing the Iditarod again

Rex Mumford

Huntsville, UT

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

KENNEL: Valley Kennel
14 Dogs
Alaskan Huskies

YEARS RACING:  5

LEAD DOGS: Goldie, Roxy

OCCUPATION: Farmer

SPONSORS:  Mumford Farm, Crystal Farm, Valley Vet Services

START IN MUSHING:  Mumford Farm, Crystal Farm, Valley Vet Services

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS:   Running the Eagle Cap Extreme 100 mile and 200 Mile Races, Running the Idaho Sled Dog Challenge 150 mile Race, Running the Race to the sky 100 mile race, and running the Ashton American Dog Derby. Also enjoying many great training runs.

FUTURE GOALS:  Mush until I retire from running dogs and then help as a volunteer at as many races as I can.
  

Bryce Mumford

Preston, ID

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

KENNEL: Cub River Kennel
15 Dogs
Alaskan Huskies

YEARS RACING: 10

LEAD DOGS: Ishtar, Browning

OCCUPATION: USPS Mail Carrier

SPONSORS:  My family, Mumford Farm

START IN MUSHING: Became interested after watching the Iditarod on TV years ago. Then ran with another musher on a trip and loved it. Obtained dogs and began running my own team.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: Winning the Eagle Cap Extreme 200 Mile Race and running two other 200 mile Eagle Cap Extreme races,  Running the Montana Race to the Sky 300 several times, Running the Ashton American Dog Derby, and many great training runs.

FUTURE GOALS: Keep on running the dogs and maybe run the Iditarod someday.

Dillon Lauritzen

Thornton, CO

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

KENNEL:
14 Dogs
Alaskan Huskies

YEARS RACING: 5

LEAD DOGS: Cow and Skor
OCCUPATION: Business Owner

SPONSORS: 

START IN MUSHING: Hooking up my boxer/lab to my bike and having him pull me through the neighborhood when I was a kid.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: Raising and training a group of young dogs and turning them into a cohesive unit.

FUTURE GOALS: Iditarod

Clayton Perry

Power, MT

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

KENNEL: TSA
24 Dogs
Alaskans (Doug Swingley)

YEARS RACING: 10

LEAD DOGS: Butte and Lincoln

OCCUPATION: Home Center Owner

SPONSORS:  Teton Lumber Company

START IN MUSHING: wilderness access for trapping and lion hunting with hounds.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: ace to the sky. eagle cap extreme , Jackson hole stage stop

FUTURE GOALS: rocky mountain triple crown, Canadian challenge, Hudson bay quest. Yukon quest 2022

Patrick Roy

Paradise, MT

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

KENNEL: Team Roy Racing
45 Dogs
Alaskan Huskies

YEARS RACING:  2

LEAD DOGS: Torch, Izzy, Trump

OCCUPATION: Dog Mushing

SPONSORS:  Perma stone. Cedar creek vet clinic. Clark fork custom meats

START IN MUSHING:  Mushed as a youth. Just got back into it 3 years ago

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: Racing the Root Beer Classic as a child in Polebridge, MT. 

FUTURE GOALS:  Race the Iditarod
  

Jesse Flory

Hesperus, CO

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

WINNER: 2020 Warren Brown Summit Award for Dog Care Excellence
2nd Place: 2020 ISDC 100 Mile Race

KENNEL: The Grateful Dogs
30 dogs
Alaskan Huskies

YEARS RACING: 3

LEAD DOGS: Mallet, Fonzie, Johnny and Mastodon are the rock stars.

OCCUPATION: Dog Musher and Tour Guide

SPONSORS: Alaska Icefield Expeditions, Durango Dog Ranch, and my parents.

START IN MUSHING: I’ve been running dogs around 10 years now. I got started by going to Alaska for a summer job as a dog handler and now I have 30 dogs.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS:Winning best cared for team last year in the 100 mile race.

FUTURE GOALS: Racing Iditarod

Jacob McCowan

Priest River, ID

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

KENNEL: Spirit Eagle Racing Kennel
36 Dogs
Alaskan Huskies

YEARS RACING:  22

LEAD DOGS: Plugger & Shout

OCCUPATION: Musher Guide

SPONSORS:

START IN MUSHING: In 1991 move to Alaska and the Neighbors had Sled dogs and that how it all started

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS:  Running trap line in the interior of alaska

FUTURE GOALS:  Iditarod 2022

Jessie Royer

MT

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

WINNER: 2018 ISDC 300 Mile Race
WINNER: 2020 ISDC 300 Mile Race

KENNEL: J Team

Team Royer #2

MT

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

KENNEL: J Team

Frank Moe

Hovland, MN

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

KENNEL: Moetown Kennel
45 Dogs
Alaska Huskies

YEARS RACING: 21

LEAD DOGS: Colt, Cinder, Larry, Balto

OCCUPATION: Musher/Guide

SPONSORS: Nutrisource Premium Dog Foot

START IN MUSHING:  I started skiing with my dogs, got a couple more, then a sled….21 years later.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: Just living this mushing life, getting to spend time with these dogs every day is a gift.

FUTURE GOALS: We like to race as many different races as we can, see new places and meet new people. We’re excited to drive out to the Idaho Sled Dog Challenge.

BIB # TBA

300 MILE RACE

MUSHERS:  100 Mile Race

Steve Madsen

Cougar, WA

BIB # TBD

KENNEL:36 Dogs
Alaska Huskies

YEARS RACING: 23

LEAD DOGS: Leppard and Scandal

OCCUPATION: Attorney

SPONSORS:

START IN MUSHING: Started skijoring with Samoyeds in college.


MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: Finishing my rookie Iditarod in 2004 with 15 dogs.

FUTURE GOALS: Keep from aging.

Christina Gibson

Carlton, WA

BIB # TBD

KENNEL: Whiteout Racing Kennel
17 Dogs
Alaskan Huskies

YEARS RACING: 7

LEAD DOGS: Sike, Farce, Nellie, and Rubicon

SPONSORS: CeraSport, Icebug USA, Winthrop Mountain Sports, Head-Lites, Earth & Sky Studios, BeFast Sportgear, Product Research Gear

OCCUPATION: Marketing

START IN MUSHING: When I was four I told my parents I wanted to run and win the Iditarod. I held onto that dream for eight years until, at the age of twelve, I finally got to run a dog for the first time. I was hooked!

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: 2018 Jr. Race to the Sky, 2018 Jr. Iditarod Sportsmanship Award, 3rd place Eukanuba Classic 2019, 2020 Idaho Challenge 100 5th, 2020 Race to the Sky 100 4th

FUTURE GOALS: Yukon Quest 300, Yukon Quest, and Iditarod

Bino Fowler

Bend, OR

BIB # TBD

KENNEL: Beatfeet Sleddogs
15 dogs
Alaskan Huskies

YEARS RACING: 19

LEAD DOGS: Waddie

OCCUPATION: sparky

SPONSORS:

START IN MUSHING: Worked fish is Anchorage during a couple of summers. Met the wrong people. The dogs doing watt they we born and bred to do blew me away. Mushing has given me goals and dreams.
MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: “I’ve made a career out of second place finishes.”

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: I am still tickled with the first sportsmanship award I received at Chemilt sled dog races around 2000. I shared the honor of The silver snow hook with Becky Loveless that year.

FUTURE GOALS:I hope to have my junior mushers Justus and Jadyn better prepared for the hometown competition in Bend.

Kevin Daugherty

McCall, ID

BIB # TBD

KENNEL: Endless Adventures
12 Dogs
Alaskan Huskies and 1 Rottweiler Mix

YEARS RACING: 2

LEAD DOGS: Silver, Derby, Amber

OCCUPATION: Golf
Maintenance at Whitetail Club

SPONSORS: McCall Pet Outfitters, KDM McCall

START IN MUSHING: When the first Races were held in McCall I wanted to volunteer so I hosted a musher from the race.  She gave  e some excellent advice on where I could get some dogs and the rest is history.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: Finishing my first 100 mile race with all the dogs happy and still wanting to go.

FUTURE GOALS: I just want to see where racing takes me and to learn as much as possible on the way.

Hanna Hurt

Paonia, CO

BIB # TBD

KENNEL: Black Dog Kennels
10 Dogs
Alaskan Huskies

YEARS RACING: 1

LEAD DOGS: Scout, Kili, Deuce, Banff

OCCUPATION: U.S. Forest Service — Mule and horse packer.

SPONSORS:

START IN MUSHING: I started mushing in 2013 at a tour kennel outside of Aspen, Colorado. I only intended to stay for four months but running dogs has been my passion ever since.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: It’s hard to beat being behind a really well put together team in the backcountry.

FUTURE GOALS:To keep on doing what we’re doing and maybe get a little better along the way.

Mark Stamm

Riverside, WA

BIB # TBD

KENNEL: Black Dogs
18 dogs
Alaskan Huskies

YEARS RACING: 44

LEAD DOGS: Elmly, Blaze, Star and Socks

OCCUPATION: Semi Retired

SPONSORS:

START IN MUSHING: I have always had a love for dogs. At 18 I decided to train for racing.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: 1988 Yukon Quest, 2005 Iditarod, winning the Race to the Sky twice, and 2nd place at the Beargrease.

FUTURE GOALS: Keep on mushing.

Jane Devlin

Bend, OR

BIB # TBD

KENNEL: Snowmouse
17 dogs
 Siberian Huskies

YEARS RACING: 14

LEAD DOGS: Punk,Spock,Cannonball

OCCUPATION: Dog Trainer

SPONSORS: Someday?

START IN MUSHING: Rescuing Siberian Huskies and attending Mushing Boot Camp

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: Full Moon climb at Race to the Sky last year and feeling the zen of a team of dogs in sync and the peace of nature!

FUTURE GOALS: Have fun adventures and do Triple Crown

Wade Donaldson

Coalville, UT

BIB # TBD

KENNEL: Bear Ridge
45 dogs
Alaskan and Siberian Huskies

YEARS RACING: 4

LEAD DOGS: Violet, River, Clove
SPONSORS: Anduril Kennels

OCCUPATION: Guide; dog sled tours, hunting, horse riding

START IN MUSHING: I got started mushing when my brother and I came across a dog team for sale. Neither of us had ever run a dog team, but thought it sounded like fun. We bought the team and loved it so much that we got another. Those first two teams evolved into us starting Bear Ridge Adventures, our own touring company near Park City, Utah. Bear Ridge Adventures now runs 5 teams with up to 80 working dogs.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: It has been a dream to have been in the sport long enough to race a full team of dogs that I bred, raised, and trained.

FUTURE GOALS: To find time in the touring schedule that allows me to run the Rocky Mountain Triple Crown and eventually longer races like the Quest or Iditarod.

Laurie, Warren

Council, ID

BIB # TBD

WINNER: 2018 Warren Brown Summit Award for Dog Care Excellence
WINNER:  2020 ISDC 100 Mile Race

KENNEL: Team Warren
28 Dogs
Alaskan huskies

YEARS RACING: 9

LEAD DOGS: Mullet & Athena

OCCUPATION: Mule Trainer 

START IN MUSHING: I started mushing handling for my sons

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: The years on the trails mushing with sons

FUTURE PLANS:  Spending time in the back country with my dogs either recreating or racing

Nicole Lombardi

Lincoln, MT

BIB # TBD

KENNEL:
15 dogs
Alaskan huskies

YEARS RACING: 2 years

LEAD DOGS: Fred, Katniss, Simmie, Gobi, Sam(sonite)

OCCUPATION: Pet food Quality & Food Safety Manager

SPONSORS:

START IN MUSHING: Got my first sled dog as a running partner….I got tired before she did so we found scootering which led to sledding and more dogs.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: Being back on the trails with my dogs in Montana.

FUTURE GOALS: Just seeing where the season takes us.

Trevor Warren

Council, ID

BIB # TBD

KENNEL: Team Warren
26 Dogs
Alaskan huskies

YEARS RACING: 11

LEAD DOGS: Aztec & Juno

OCCUPATION: Shipwright, carpenter, ornithologist 

START IN MUSHING: Time spent in Alaska growing up and a bit of FOMO (fear of missing out) after my brother interested in mushing in the summer of 2009. And now here we are.

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: Racing in the 2019 Idaho Sled Dog challenge with the best dog team I’ve ever had, and running a majority of the race with my mother Laurie and her team. Racing on the same trails that I’ve trained on, cut wood on, and recreated on growing up was a highlight of my life. In the most rudimentary sense, these trails feel like home.

FUTURE GOALS: Spend more time in the back country, eventually make it up to Alaska again, but this time with a dog team. Master making the perfect croissant.

Keith Hayes

Parks, AZ

BIB # TBD

KENNEL: Wolf Within Sled Dog Team
13 Dogs
Alaska Huskies

YEARS RACING: 7

LEAD DOGS: Mandy & Orchid

OCCUPATION: Preclinical Technician

SPONSORS:

START IN MUSHING: Arizona Mountain Mushers

MUSHING HIGHLIGHTS: Training for and completing our first mid distance races

FUTURE GOALS: Training for and completing our first 100 mile overnight race.

JunioR RACER

Seppa Francis

Kuna, ID

BIB # 1

WINNER: 2020 ISDC Junior Race

KENNEL:  406 Racing Kennel
Alaskan huskies

YEARS RACING: 2

LEAD DOGS: Indiana & Ciggy

OCCUPATION: High School Student

HOBBIES: fly fishing, hiking, biking, photography

SPONSORS: Chase Dreams Kennel/ Miracle Sled Dog Team

START IN MUSHING: When I was 5 my family lived between two Iditarod mushers and 100+ sled dogs. Thats when I fell in love with the sport and have been running on and off ever since.elle and Liz Nevills to thank for being given the opportunity to run again.  

MUSHING HIGHLIGHT:  2020 Jr Idaho Sled Dog Challenge

FUTURE GOALS: To complete the Rocky Mountain Triple Crown, Iditarod, and Yukon Quest.