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2020 February 08 — Why Now?
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Yukon Quest 2020 – Day 8

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Sled DogBrent and Michelle are approaching Scroggie Creek. Olivia made it to Dawson early this morning, she won’t be leaving until afternoon tomorrow. Allen Moore and Rob Cooke are the only ones still running with all their dogs in harness.

Nora is the last to leave Dawson tonight. Tomorrow Rob and Richie will be out at about 3:20AM CST. Pat gets to leave at around 5:30AM; Dave at 11AM, Chase just after 3PM (the one hour penalty); and Olivia gets back on the trail at 6:45PM. All times CST, Subtract 2 hours for the local time zone.

The Current Standings at 9:15PM CST ( 7:15AM PST):

Beyond Dawson
1 Brent Sass (15)
2 Michelle Phillips (11)
3 Cody Strathe (2)
4 Allen Moore (4)
5 Torsten Kohnert (9)
6 Ryne Olson (8)
7 Nora Själin (6)R
At Dawson
8 Rob Cooke (12)
9 Richie Beattie (1)
10 Pat Noddin (13)R
11 Dave Dalton (10)
12 Chase Tingle (14)
13 Olivia Webster (7)R

These are the official standings. That means they are official, not that they are correct. Things jump around a lot as people decide to update the standings. This problem is especially bad in the back of the pack, as no one bothers to update those standings when the lead is changing.

The Mushers in bold are former winners of the Yukon Quest, the numbers in parentheses are their Bib numbers, and the small “R” indicates a rookie.

Note: This post will be updated during the day, and the map changed on all posts to reflect the current situation.

All posts on the Yukon Quest can be seen by clicking on the sled dog or selecting “Yukon Quest” from the Category box on the right sidebar.

February 8, 2020   Comments Off on Yukon Quest 2020 – Day 8