UP 200 Dryland Dash and Fun Run – Oct. 13-14August 28, 2018
The 2018 Dryland Dash will take place on October 13th and 14th at Negaunee Township Park. Races start at 10:00 am both days. Classes featured in the two day event will be the 6 and 4 dog rig; 2 dog scooter; 1 and 2 dog bikejor and 1 and 2 dog canicross. Times will be combined over the two days to determine the winners competing for a part of a $2000 purse. Entry information and rules for the Dryland Dash can be found on our site at: http://www.up200.org/race-info/2018-dryland-dash/ , and will be released soon at http://www.witrailblazers.org .
In addition to the Dryland Dash, there will be a fun run for pet owners with a share of the entry fees for both events going to support UPAWS.
The Fun Run is intended for people with limited or no experience to try their own dog on a one day, one mile, one dog bikejoror or canicross. This Fun Run will be offered at 2 pm on Saturday. A limited number of harnesses, shock absorber lines, and waist belts may be available for loan. Entry information and rules for the Fun Run can be found on our site at: http://www.up200.org/200-fun-run/ .
Canicross and Bikejor Seminar – In conjunction with the UP200 Dryland Dash on Saturday, October 13, a representative of the Wisconsin Trailblazers Sled Dog Club, Mel Omernick will be demonstrating equipment and rules for Canicross and Bikejoring. If you would like information or be able to try gear with your dog, stop by at 2 p.m.