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Race Week in Bethel!

Greetings Race Fans!

It’s been a busy week:  final training run on the highway was on Sunday, Monday had us packing everything up and re-checking our gear, etc., Tuesday the team headed to Anchorage where everyone enjoyed a comfortable night at the Inlet Tower, then up and at ’em early on Wednesday to get the dogs over to Alaska Air Cargo before the truck and trailer were parked – then the humans headed back to the airport to catch the same flight as the dogs!  Phew!

jet

Our transport to Bethel – both dogs and humans

passenger entrance

Welcome to Bethel

jeff & ellen

Jeff and Ellen in Bethel terminal…. note dog crates on conveyor behind them – everyone made it!

Everyone and everything made it safely to Bethel on Wednesday – just in time for more race prep!  Vet checks and food drops were the name of the game, then began the musher meetings and the meet and greet… and not to mention Bethel really rolls out the red carpet for the weeks race activities!  Lots of fun stuff going on to keep everyone busy and having a great time.

K300

Mushers received their bib numbers at the musher meeting last night, and Jeff drew Bib #10!  The field is packed with some great talent and the race is sure to be an exiting one!

starting line-up

K300 Starting Line-up
(Photo courtesy Kaiser Racing Kennel)

Are you going to be watching as Jeff goes for win #10 in Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race?!?!  Follow along at the K300 website, via their Facebook page, and of course we will be following along and posting updates as well via our Facebook page!

Oh!  Were you wondering who made the Kusko team??  Almost forgot that!

Bailey, Burglar, Clipper, Ebb, Flow, Guilder, Kroner, Menace, Nash, Norton, Skeeter, Vespa, Yin and Zig.  :)

Stay tuned…. the K300 race is scheduled to begin at 6:30pm this evening!

Happy Trails,

The HH Crew

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