UP200, Midnight Run and Jack Pine 30 results

Feb 17, 2014

MARQUETTE, MI--   It was an exciting—if nose numbing—weekend of sled dog racing that started and ended in Marquette and Gwinn.  

Spectators await the mushers' arrival at Mattson Lower Harbor Park.
Credit WLUC-TV

The first UP200 team to cross the finish line at Mattson Lower Harbor Park Sunday was piloted by Keith Aili of Ray, Minnesota at 1:46 p.m.  He was followed by Ryan Anderson, also of Ray, at 2 p.m., then Ryan Redington of Wasilla, Alaska at 2:44. 

The finish of the Midnight Run—also at the Lower Harbor this year—was a close one Saturday morning.  Jacob Golton of L’Amable, Ontario was first at 10:43, followed only five seconds later by Kris Sampson of South River, Ontario.

And Matt Sturmer of Bruce Crossing was the winner of the Jack Pine 30 in Gwinn with a time of 2 hours, 32 minutes.