created fall 2018 by volunteers who have no authority or budget.  V 1.0

Crystal Dog Challenge Jan. 18-19th, 2020

Held at Crystal Springs Sno-Park. Please be informed. See venue page for more info

Entry Deadline:  Must be received by

Classes Offered & Approximate Distances per Day

 

8 Dog Mid – 16 miles (2500’ elevation gain/loss)

6 Dog Mid – 17.5 miles (720’ elevation gain/loss)

6 Dog Sprint – 7.3 miles

4 Dog Sprint – 6 miles

3 Dog Mid – 7.3 miles

2 Dog Sled – 4.5 miles

1 or 2 Dog Skijor – 4.5 miles

1-2 Fat Bikejor – 4.5 miles

Novice Sled or Skijor - 2.5 miles

Pee Wee - around parking lot perimeter on groomed trail.

race info

 

 The 8 and 6 Mid classes will run concurrently and go out first each day.

 Mandatory driver’s meeting: at Sunset Restaurant at 6:30 PM on Friday, 1/18.

 

 Races to begin at 9am Saturday and 8:30am Sunday.  All classes start and finish at the Crystal Springs Sno-park.  You will need a sno-park pass: https://parks.state.wa.us/130/Winter-recreation

you need to buy the annual $40 AND a $40 special grooming add on.

(5th option on list). Or if you want to be confused, there is the option of:

annual Discover Pass plus a single day Sno-Park Pass

OR

One day Discover Pass plus one day Sno-Park Pass

YOU NEED TO PURCHASE YOUR SNO-PARK PERMITS IN ADVANCE!!!!

 

 Single starts, 2-minute intervals for all classes  ISDRA Race Rules apply: http://www.isdra.org/Resources_Directory/Frame.htm
 

 Dogs may not compete in more than one class per day.

 

 Trail distances may be revised relative to conditions at the time of the race.

 

 This is a 2 day race.  You must race both days to be eligible for trophies.  If you wish to participate for one day only, please indicate it on your entry form.

 

 Saturday’s starting order in each class will be in the order the entries are received.

Contact Information: Connie Starr, Race Director:  badhusky1@gmail.com (206) 375-5028

Friday, 1/18/19

4:00pm – Meet the Mushers, Railroad Avenue behind the Sunset Restaurant. This is an opportunity for the community to meet you, your dogs and learn about the great sport of mushing. This is not required but strongly encouraged.

5:00pm – Mushers Banquet, Sunset Restaurant . 318 E 1st St, Cle Elum.

6:30pm – Mandatory mushers meeting

 

Saturday, 1/19/18

9:00am – Race start – Crystal Springs Sno-Park

 

Sunday, 1/20/18

8:30am – Race start - Crystal Springs Sno-Park

1:00 PM (approximate) - Awards