56 Feet (Paws) Down and 1000 Miles to Go in This Year’s Yukon Quest

The 2007 Yukon Quest got underway this morning, so I went downtown to catch some of the action.

Here’s one of my pics – this one of Kyla Boivin and her team leaving the starting chute in chilly -22 -29°C (with windchill) weather:

Kyla Boivin and Her Team

These dogs are patiently waiting. Perhaps they’ll be racing in the Yukon Quest 300, which starts later in the day:

Waiting Dogs

[Update: No, this is NOT the Iditarod!]



  1. Barry said,

    February 10, 2007 at 5:50 pm

    Excellent picture of the dogs leaving the starting chute. I can almost feel the action from that pic. Glad I can’t feel that cold though, it’s not quite that bad here in Toronto.

  2. MOM said,

    February 19, 2007 at 6:38 pm

    Beautiful pics!!!

    Love MOM

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