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BEARGREASE COUNTDOWN: Organizers hoping for colder temperatures ahead of race

Jan 23, 2023 08:57AM ● By Content Editor
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By Natalie Grant - Northern News Now - January 22, 2023

“Think of it as running in sand versus running outside on the street. It’s going to be a lot more taxing on your body, and the same goes for the dogs. A nice firm trail, good snow, they’re happy and will cruise right up to Grand Portage,” said Brittney North, Vice President of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon Board of Directors.

North said the ideal temperature for dogs to be racing is anything below ten degrees.

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Read an exclusive Boreal Community Media interview with Beargrease Board Vice President Brittany North here.