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2018 ECX Sled Dog Race–Part 2: Race Day

IMG_6112I almost forgot the best part of Wednesday, the musher’s potluck!

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ECX Sled Dog Race 2017–Part 2


IMG_3268_thumb[11]RACE DAY 2:

With the freshly-graded road to Salt Creek Summit, I felt okay taking my little Ford Focus for the day, and showed up for a normal shift of noon-8pm. That morning I had a lazy breakfast after Birdy & kids had all gone to school & work. Over scrambled eggs, I went through the times I had jotted down, to determine the fastest and slowest times to & from my checkpoint. This will give me an idea of when to expect the mushers, so we don’t have to stand at the trail all day & night.IMG_3272_thumb[1] (I could ask Race Central to warn me of their approach too, but that’s not as fun.)

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ECX Sled Dog Race 2017 – Part 1

IMG_3248As long-time readers may know, I’ve been volunteering for a sled dog race for the past couple years. This year, I was determined to be more prepared, but things don’t always go according to plan…

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ECX Sled Dog Race–Part 1

IMG_1605Why volunteer at a sled dog race? Find out, as I tell you about this year’s experience at the EagleCap Extreme (ECX) Sled Dog Race!

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Sled Dog Race

IMG_0785I was able to join my friend (albeit briefly) volunteering for our local sled dog race, the Eagle Cap Extreme (ECX). I had a hard time believing that participation (for volunteers) would be that rewarding. I’ve never been so glad to be wrong!

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