Signups begin for the 2020 Yukon Quest and Yukon 300

Fairbanks (KTUU) Signups began for the 2020 1,000 mile Yukon Quest and the Yukon 300 on Saturday, August 3rd.

10 mushers have signed up for the 1,000 mile race as of 5 p.m. on Saturday.

This includes defending champion Brent Sass and other veterans Rob Cooke, and Richie Beattie.

10 mushers have also signed up for the Yukon 300.

The 2020 Yukon Quest will start at 11 am on February 1st, 2020 in Fairbanks, finishing in Whitehorse.

Current Musher list for 2020 1,000 mile race:
1. Rob Cooke (V) - Whitehorse, YT
2. Brent Sass (V) - Eureka, AK
3. Lori Tweddell (R) - Whitehorse, YT
4. Richie Beattie (V) - Two Rivers, AK
5. Louve Tweddell (R) - Whitehorse, YT
6. Dave Dalton (V) - Healy, AK
7. Torsten Kohnert (V) - Lapland, Sweden
8. Cody Strathe (V) - Ester, AK
9. Ryne Olson (V) - Two Rivers, AK
10. Denis Tremblay (V) - St-Michel des Saints, QC

Current Musher list for 2020 Yukon 300 race:
1. Jay Levy
2. Nathaniel Hamlyn
3. Will Troshynski
4. Vickie Justice
5. Dave Turner
6. Paul Hamlyn
7. Kelby Dillon
8. Misha Wiljes
9. Lauro Eklund
10. Jennifer LaBar

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