As millions of people all over the world gear up to watch the Super Bowl this weekend, there are people from all over the world flocking to Montana for a big race. It's too cold for NASCAR racing and too cold for a marathon, so what kind of race are we talking about?

The annual Race to the Sky sled dog race is happening this weekend in Lincoln, Montana.

Are you looking for a fun time this weekend? You have got to make the trip to Lincoln for this world-famous sled dog race.

According to the Race to the Sky website

Race to the Sky is Montana’s premier winter sporting event and is recognized as one of the most challenging and beautiful sled dog races in the world.  Our Races are a test of physical strength, mental toughness, teamwork, and a special bond between man and his canine friends.  Working together, teams negotiate the trail through Montana’s scenic Rocky Mountains.

When the race first began in the 1980s, it was half as long as the famed Iditarod in Alaska. A race that covered over 500 miles of Montana landscape. This is why this annual race in Montana is a qualifier for the 1,000-mile Iditarod in Alaska. Since the beginning of the annual Race to the Sky, several races have developed within the race itself.

According to the Race to the Sky website

We have gone through several distance changes, including adding a 250 mile race, a 300 mile race and changing the 500 mile race to a 350 mile continuous format race.
We now organize three races “within” a race.  We have the 300 mile distance race, the 100 mile junior  race and the 100 mile adult race.

Saturday, February 11, 2023
ALL EVENTS at Hi-Country, Lincoln, MT
11:00 am - 1:00 pm - 100 Mile Vet Check (Adult & Junior)
2:00 pm - Start of all races - 300 Mile teams out first


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