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COVID CANCELLATIONS—COVID-19 has canceled many sporting events over the past seven months, and the UP 200, Midnight Run and Jack Pine 30 were no exception. The races will be held in 2022. Photo courtesy of the Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association.

UPSDA opts out of 2021 sled dog races, including 32nd UP 200

Travis Nelson October 27, 2020

After much talks and consideration, the Upper Peninsula Sled Dog Association announced at its monthly board meeting that the UP 200, Midnight Run and Jack Pine Run events for 2021 were canceled. The...

UP 200

200 miles across snow and ice

Jackie Jahfetson February 22, 2018

The howls of Siberian huskies echo for blocks around. Mushers muster the dogs into their harnesses and suit each of their paws with warm, neon booties. Children swarm behind wooden barricades along the...

Sled dog teams bolt from the start as crowds cheered them on at last years UP 200 on Washington Street.

Mush acclaim as U.P. 200 returns to downtown

Jackie Jahfetson February 15, 2018

Truckloads of snow will be dumped onto the pavement of Washington Street early Friday morning and packed down into a racetrack for one of Upper Peninsula’s most spectated events of the season. Wooden...

Students key to U.P. 200 events success

Ellen Holmes February 14, 2013

In a community event as large as the U.P. 200, many NMU organizations, students and community members find themselves volunteering for the 22nd annual race. This year’s U.P. 200 will be made up...

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