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Online Payment Option for Musher Registration


Starting on January 23rd 2015, we added an online payment option to our musher registration form. This allows mushers to register online and pay through PayPal or their credit card.  In the past Mushers had to mail in their registration payment or show up in person Friday evening to ensure placement in the bib draw which is made Friday evening at 8pm.  

By paying online (or mailing in their cheque) mushers are now able to register and be placed in the bib draw with out having to show up early on Friday evening.  Mushers who register in person can still register until 8am on the Saturday of race day but they will be placed after the mushers who were in the bib draw Friday evening.

Louise was actually our first musher to make her registration payment online using our new online payment form.  We asked Louise what she though of the online payment option and she had the following comment. 

I love the online registration! This is much more efficient than filling out the paperwork and hoping it gets there in time. I also like how you personalize with a little bit of a story.


Online Payment Option for Musher Registration



Question & Answer

Like other mushers before her we also asked Louise to share a little bit about her story and why she has entered the Kearney Dog Sled Races, here’s what she had to share.  Louise has entered the 1 dog Ski-joring event at this years Kearney Dog Sled Races.

How many years have you been running dogs?

I’ve been Skijoring for 6 years now.

Tell us about your dogs? How many do you have etc?

I have one dog, a border collie named Lily – obviously a family pet!

What do you love most about running sled dogs?

The Kearney Race is what got me into ski-joring. I love the thrill of skiing in the woods, in collaboration with a dog.

How did your dogs get their names?

Not that exciting: the breeder had already chosen that name and we chose to keep it.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances

Well, we have come 2nd in the 1-dog ski-joring at Kearney for 5 years in a row. I don’t expect that will change…

What years have you competed in the Kearney Dog Sled Races?

I’ve competed at the Kearney Dog Sled Races 5 times, this will be the 6th


If you too are interested in entering the Kearney Dog Sled Races for our 10 Dog Stage Race, 6 Dog & 4 Dog Sprint Races, the 1 Dog or 2 Dog Ski-joring events or even maybe the Kid & Mutt Races you can do so by clicking the link below to register (and now optionally pay) online.

Musher Registration


Q) What if I don’t want to pay online

A) No problem just choose “” on the form vs “

Q) Can I still pay if I don’t have a creditcard?

A) Yes PayPal can work with your bank account / debit card or you can still pay in person or mail in a cheque.

Q) If I pay online or mail in my cheque do I have to show up on Friday evening for the Bib Draw.

A) As long as we have received your payment you will be entered in the Bib Draw on Friday Evening.

Q) What’s the absolute latest I can register for the Kearney Dog Sled Races.

A) Final registration cut off is Saturday Morning at 8am, but registering late will mean you will race after everyone who was entered in the Bib Draw.


If you have other questions please contact us directly or comment below.

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