Planning Committee
Race Officials



Ellen Bogardus-Szymaniak Race Director
Dan Bergerson Race Marshall
Harry & Mary Lambirth Musher Reps
Jean Bergerson Public Affairs & Finances

Planning Committee:

In addition to the race officials mentioned above race committee members work throughout the year to make the race a success.Our thanks to all of them for the work they do.

  • Jack and Jane Todd
  • Mary and Don Lukenbill
  • Steve and Gail Heald
  • Jerry Vanek
  • Dale Steele
  • Travis Hensch
  • Terri Sternal
  • Marcus Barto
  • Brian and Jackie Schuemann
  • Ardell Hanson
  • Andy Martin
  • Numerous others that assist the weekend of the race.

Our special thanks to the following volunteer groups that contribute their time and expertise each year to make our race safe and successful and to the Itasca County Trails Task Force for their assistance.

  • Northland Outdoor Recreation and Land Use Alliance
  • Itasca County Search and Rescue
  • Northern Lakes Amateur Radio Club
  • Ridge Runners Snowmobile and ATV Club