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Poor weather conditions put the race on hold another day.

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Due to continued poor weather conditions, and forecasted high winds for tonight, the race officials along with their support crews have decided that it would be better to cancel the race for today. Better weather is in the forecast for…

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The race gets back on the trail!

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Weather conditions have improved, Racers will begin departing at 10am. The racers will be leaving in the following order; Willie Cain Aisa Surusila Maasiu Arngak Peter boy Jean Marie Sandy Jaaka 7 Novalinga George Kauki Junior May Aloupa Kauki

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Continued poor weather conditions postpone the race for another day.

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Due to safety concerns the race has been postponed another day. High winds and poor trail conditions on the land are the result of this decision. The race scouts spent the morning on the trail ahead monitoring the conditions and…

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Tasiujaq hosts a community feast to welcome Ivakkak 2018!

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The community of Tasiujaq hosted a feast to welcome all the Participants and staff to their community, and of course to the start of the 2018 edition of the Ivakkak Race. The Mushers and Support crew enjoyed great food along…

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Preparation Day before the start

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The Ivakkak Crew along with the mushers are taking care of their final preparations before the start of the race tomorrow. Julie Ducrocq, Ivakkak’s vet tended to a few of the dogs who had injuries. Johnny Ovvout, Ivakkak’s returning race…

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 Race delayed due to stormy weather.

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Due to weather, the start of the 2018 Ivakkak Dogsled Race has been delayed. The new starting date is Tuesday March 20, 2018 at 10am. The Trail Coordinator, Charlie Alaku along with 5 support crew members left Kangiqsujuaq on Wednesday, March 14…

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