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Yukon Quest Changes Route

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Lex Treinen
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2022 Quest champion Brent Sass with dogs Lucy and Morello.

The trail for next month’s 550-mile Yukon Quest Alaska Sled Dog Race has been rerouted off the Yukon River due to unsafe ice conditions. All race checkpoints will now be road accessible, a change that could increase entries before a sign-up deadline that’s been extended until Friday. KUAC’s Dan Bross reports.