Beargrease Reports

Lisa Johnson

Ryan Anderson and his team crossed the finish line at Billy's Tavern just after 10 this morning, becoming the 2017 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon Champion!  The final time: 2 days, 23 hours, and 10 minutes. This is Anderson's 3rd win; he previously won in 2011 and 2015.  

Lisa Johnson

The mushers are sprinting toward the finish line of the 2017 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon this morning:  Ryan Anderson and ten dogs, Ryan Redington with six dogs and Matthew Schmidt also with ten.

Who is going to cross the finish line first?

We'll find out this morning around 10am!

©Lisa Johnson

Ryan Anderson left the Two Harbors checkpoint this morning just before 6:00am ... Ryan Redington followed 12 minutes later and Matthew Schmidt was hot on his heels four minutes after that.

Who will be the 2017 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon champion?

Find out at the Billy's finish line around 10am this morning!

John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

It was a fast start for the John Beargrease Sled Dog marathon yesterday, and we have lots of winners to report already.

2017 JR Race Results

1.  Jasper Johnson, Duluth, MN

2. Julia Cross, Thunder Bay, ON

3.  Talia Martens, Brule, WI

4. Samuel Louters, Hollandale, MN

2017 Rec Race Results (top 5)

1. Jim Ward - Duluth, MN
2. Ann Stead - Duluth, MN
3. Linus Meyer - Melrose, MN
4. Darcy Stanley-Nord, - Milaca, MN
5. Morgan McClelland - Isabella, MN