The Canadian Challenge is Canada's premier dog sled race. Yukon Quest & Iditarod qualifier (Est. 1998)

Dates & Times

CATEGORIES
10-Dog Race/Qualifier: 291 km (182 Miles) * Main Race Event *
Elk Ridge (Start) – Weyakwin – 969 Wilderness – La Ronge – Missinipe (Finish)
10-Dog 300 Mile Qualifier: 488km (305 Miles)
Elk Ridge (Start) – Weyakwin – 969 Wilderness – La Ronge – Missinipe – Stanley Mission – La Ronge – Missinipe (Finish)
8-Dog Race: 166 km (104 Miles)
969 Wilderness (Start) – La Ronge – Overnight – La Ronge (Re-Start) – Missinipe (Finish)
6-Dog Open Race: 80 km (50 Miles)
La Ronge (Start) – Missinipe (Finish)
RACE START
10 DOG RACE: ELK RIDGE RESORT; TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, from 12 PM
8 DOG RACE: 969 WILDERNESS; THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, from 10 AM
8 DOG RE-START: LA RONGE; FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, from 10 AM
6 DOG RACE: LA RONGE; FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, from 10 AM (Follows 8 Dog Re-start)
RACE CUT OFF
All Races will officially finish at 11:59 pm, Friday, Feb. 24, 2023
PRE-RACE VET CHECK
10 DOG RACE: PRINCE ALBERT; MONDAY FEBRUARY 20, 8 AM – 3 PM
8 DOG RACE: LA RONGE; WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22, 8 AM – 3 PM
6 DOG RACE: LA RONGE; THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23, 8 AM – 3 PM
MUSHER MEETING
10 DOG RACE: PRINCE ALBERT; MONDAY FEBRUARY 20, 4 PM
8 DOG RACE: LA RONGE; WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22, 4 PM
6 DOG RACE: LA RONGE; THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23, 4 PM
SOCIAL EVENT
ALL RACES: MISSINIPE, FRIDAY FEBRUARY 24, 5 PM (optional)
AWARDS BREAKFAST
ALL RACES: MISSINIPE, SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25, 9 AM