K300 Rerouted; Event Details Discussed with Race Manager

by Geraldine Brink on January 14, 2016

20151027_ Bethel city council Zack Fansler _Photo by KYUK staff_008The annual Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race is this weekend in Bethel along with its two sister races the Bogus Creek 150 and the 65-mile Akiak Dash.

The K300 race committee has decided to move the first 50 miles of the race route from the Kuskokwim to overland trails because of ice on the river. The change has the committee considering whether or not to postpone the Akiak Dash. Race manager, Zach Fansler, says they should have their decision by tonight. He sat down with KYUK’s former news director, Angela Denning, to talk about the details of this year’s event.

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You can hear K300, Bogus Creek 150 and Akiak Dash coverage live on KYUK. There will be live Start Line and Finish Line coverage, as well as live trail and checkpoint updates every hour, at six minutes past the top of the hour.


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