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The Ivakkak 2016 Ceremony

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With the race coming to an end the Award ceremony took place at the kuujjuaq forum on the evening of April 12th. To see all the Final standings be sure to check the Finish Line Final Results from this page. 

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An Update on the past Few days.

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From Nuluartalik to Aupaluk: Ivakkak did not race due to weather conditions. Ivakkak 2016 aimed to get to Aupaluk safely as the weather was worsening. Camp supplies were not sufficient for the three days of forecasted storms. It was decided…

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Update: Day 3 of the Ivakkak Trail

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Today the Ivakkak racers travelled about 40 KM. In Kangirsuk for the start of the race, elder Susie Taqulik prayed for their safety and a hymn was sung by Peter Nassak. Jonathan Epoo, the coordinator had this to say, “Kangirsuk…

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Day 2 The trail to Kangirsuk

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The Ivakkak racers left Aariak for their second day of racing at 10 a.m. this morning and travelled a total of 42 KM to Kangirsuk. The community of Kangirsuk was very excited for their arrival. The community made tea and…

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