Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon canceled due to lack of snow
For only the second time in its history, a lack of snow has forced the cancellation of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.
The race's board of directors decided to cancel the race Sunday evening, two weeks before its scheduled Jan. 29 start, and announced the decision today.
"With the safety of the mushers, dogs and many volunteers at the forefront of the board's minds, poor snow conditions will not allow the race to be safely run," according to a news release.
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