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The first race of the season took place last weekend.
Although we participated in the same race in previous years, this year’s race was totally different from before. A new rule to this year’s race only required a short 3 hour mandatory rest which allowed the musher to decided when and where the remaining rest should be taken on the 300km trail.
Ben drove a solid mix of young and experienced dogs in the 14 dog class to a solid 8th place, while Dre took 9th place in the 8-dog class.
We are very pleased with the results of both teams and look forward to building on this positive experience. In just a few short weeks we look forward to our next race, Bergebyløpet 650km.
We wish all our friends and visitors merry Christmas.
We are coming with a end of year review the next days.
Have a good time , so far!
We are gearing up for a new race and tourist season here at Vidda Runners! Both of our amazing handlers, Dre returning from Alaska for a second season and Hanjo joining us from Berlin, have both made it to Langfjordbotn! With our team complete, we have all been busy preparing the kennel for the coming winter snow. Little projects, like building a new puppy kennel, fire wood splitting, and sled repairs are nothing when you’ve got such great help around. Of course we are still trying to enjoy the fall sunshine too by relaxing by a fire or a friendly match of viking chess every now and then. Cool temperatures in the mornings and evenings are also allowing us to kick off the training season with short runs to get everyone back in shape. You can tell that the dogs are just as excited as us about the season. We’ve got a feeling that it’s going to be a great one! Follow along as we share race plans, training trip stories, and of course photos throughout the season