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MAKIVIK ANNOUNCES ANNUAL IVAKKAK RACE 2019

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December 18, 2018 – The organizing committee of Ivakkak 2019 is happy to announce that annual dog race will return to the Nunavik trails on Monday February 25, 2019. The race will depart from the community of Chisasibi heading north…

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Ivakkak hits the race trail on March 19, 2018

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PRESS RELEASE KUUJJUAQ, QC – March 5, 2018 – Ivakkak 2018 is the 17th edition of the Nunavik dogsled race. This year’s route will head north along the western coast of the Ungava Bay starting in Tasiujaq on Monday March…

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Press Release: March 26th 2017

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The 16th annual Ivakkak dog team race is delayed until Tuesday March 28, 2017 Umiujaq, QC, March 26, 2017 – All thirteen teams have arrived in Umiujaq with 153 dogs in total for the Ivakkak 2017 race that begins in Umiujaq…

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Press Release: March 9th 2017

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The 16th annual Ivakkak dog team race begins this month Kuujjuaq, QC, March 9, 2017 – Makivik Corporation is pleased to announce the 2017 annual Nunavik Ivakkak qimutsiq (dog team) race is preparing to begin. This is the 16th annual Ivakkak…

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The 2015 Ivakkak Dog Team Race Has Begun

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Press Release – The 2015 Ivakkak Dog Team Race Has Begun Media Release: March 18, 2015 (Kuujjuaq, QC, March 18, 2015) – The 2015 Ivakkak Dog Team Race began yesterday in Kuujjuaraapik with 10 teams racing from the communities of…

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Nunavik gears up for its 14th Ivakkak dog team race

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(Kuujjuaq, QC, February 18, 2015) – The organizing committee is proud to announce the upcoming Ivakkak dog team race. This 14th race will hit this years’ Ivakkak trail on March 16th, 2015, departing from Kuujjuraapik heading up the Hudson Coast,…

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