Kearney Dog Sled Races Musher Registration
Kearney is excited to host these amazing races, year after year. We are proud to offer a number of musher registration options to our competitors, scroll down for links at the bottom of the page for registration and rules.
Mushers can register in advance by mail, or on-line. Otherwise, registration starts Friday February 2nd 2018 at 6PM at the Kearney Community Centre. Registration fees are determined by the race or races the mushers will participate in, and mushers packages can be picked up at this time as well. Packages include 2 free tickets per musher for the Sunday evening Lasagna dinner at our Closing Ceremonies, among other things.
The Featured Races
10 Dog Stage Race
The 10 Dog Stage Race, 70 mile race is a two day race where the teams run 35 mile heats. Mushers are also permitted to utilize a 12 dog pool with a maximum 10 dog team for each day’s heat.
6 Dog Sprint Race
The 6 Dog Sprint Race is divided into purebred and open classes. This race is run down Main St in Kearney and looped to return back to Main St near the start line.
4 Dog Sprint Race
The 4 Dog Sprint Race is divided into purebred and open classes. This race is run down main street in Kearney and looped to return back up main street without any head-on passing by the teams.
The 1 dog and 2 dog ski-joring races are 4 miles of fun out Main St, looping back to Main St near the start line.
Kid & Mutt Race
Always fun for those who participate, both for the kids and the mutts. This fun race always gets great response from the crowd as they cheer on the participants to try their best and cross the finish line
Race Payout Information
|10 Dog, 2 day Stage Race||$5,000.00||$80-$100*|
|6 Dog Sprint Race – open & purebred||$2,800.00||$60|
|4 Dog Sprint Race – open & purebred||$2,400.00||$50|
|1 Dog Skijoring||$800||$25|
|2 Dog Skijoring||$800||$25|
|Kid & Mutt||$2|
Please be sure to read and understand all of the rules for the Kearney Races in advance and have questions prepared for your race meeting.
Downloadable Forms (Acrobat PDF format)