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Julie Ducrocq

Veterinarian at Ivakkak 2015
Julie has been a veterinarian for the last 15 years. She has also been coming up north for the last ten years on different assignments ranging from rabies vaccination in dogs to sampling caribou for disease. Besides working on the Ivakkak race for the last five years, she experienced working as a trail veterinarian on the Yukon Quest and races in Labrador as well.
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I want to take the time to thank a couple of persons or organizations that made this unique adventure possible. Many thanks to: – Makivik who invited me for a fifth year in a row to be the race veterinarian;…

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The Ivakkak awards ceremony

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The Ivakkak awards ceremony was held today in Puvirnituq at the community gymnasium with between 400-500 community members present. The awards ceremony was broadcasted live on TNI. Juani Beaulne, the Ivakkak coordinator, was the master of ceremonies. The top three…

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Ivakkak 2015 – Day 7 Race Results

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The Ivakkak dog team racers travelled 84KM today. It was cold and foggy, with some blue sky in the afternoon. The trail allowed for a quick trip, mostly on the land, with lots of detours and curves to avoid rocky mounds. A…

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Ivakkak 2015 – Day 6 Race Results

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The Ivakkak dog team racers left Inukjuak at 10am today. There was a lively crowd there to support them as they left for their 77KM journey today. They travelled on land and went over some lakes. Allen Gordon could not continue the race…

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