UP200 Sled Dog Race

This event occurred in the past.
From: Marquette County Convention & Visitors Bureau

UP200 Downtown  Marquette Start
2/13/2014 - 2/17/2014
Contact Information:

(906) 228-7749
Address:
337 West Washington Street
Marquette, MI 49855
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The UP 200 is one of America's premier 12-dog, mid-distance sled dog races. Mushers say this is one of their favorite races, not only because of the challenging race, but because of the cheering crowds and warm welcome they receive here in the Upper Peninsula. The UP 200 trail covers 240 miles of challenging terrain through the areas of Marquette, Grand Marais, Wetmore, and Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and  finishes at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette. The mushers will leave Marquette Friday evening and arrive in Grand Marais sometime Saturday morning. After a layover to rest and eat, they'll head back to Marquette late Saturday afternoon and evening. Come join in the excitement for the start of the race located in downtown Marquette, Michigan.  For more information on this event, visit the website or call (906) 228-3072.