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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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Ivakkak 2015 – March 23rd Race coverage

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Yesterday in Inukjuak the Ivakkak dog team racers woke up to a morning of fog and blowing snow, so it was good they stayed in town for a day of rest, which was very much needed for everyone – dogs, mushers and…

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Ivakkak 2015 – Day 5 Race Results

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The Ivakkak 2015 racers woke up to a windy condition and they prayed before they started. They travelled 87 KM on the best trail so far with a blue sky, the most part on sea ice. The dogs and mushers are both…

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Ivakkak 2015 – Day 4 Race Results

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The 2015 Ivakkak Dog Team Racers left this morning at 9:15am. They left 81 KM away from Umiujaq and travelled another 89 KM on a good trail again – mostly on sea ice and on land for 5KM at the end of…

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Ivakkak 2015 – Day 3 Race Results

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Morning updates The Ivakkak dog team racers left Umiujaq at 10 a.m. this morning with sufficient dog food to last three days. They will travel 80 KM today. They left in good weather – light snow, wind and clouds with…

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Ivakkak 2015 – Day 2 Race Results

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The Ivakkak dog team racers departed at 9am yesterday for Umiujaq from Qitgirivik. It was a beautiful sunny morning with very light wind. At 10 a.m., 8 km after the start, Willie Cain’s dogs got hooked to an ice block, which…

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Ivakkak 2015 – Day 1 Race Results

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The 2015 Ivakkak dog team race began today at 10am in Kuujjuaraapik. The Ivakkak dog team racers travelled 83.5 KM today. Peter Itukallak arrived first after 7 hours and 19 minutes of racing. Novalinga Novalinga came in 2nd and Harry Okpik came in…

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