This story by Ben Matheson was originally published by KYUK, and was republished with permission.
Bethel musher Pete Kaiser won his seventh Kuskokwim 300 title Sunday afternoon, outpacing a field of top mushers on the notoriously unpredictable Kuskokwim River trail.Read More
The Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race is back to normal. There are no COVID-19 restrictions in place, the trail will follow the traditional route, and winter weather seems to be normal for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta area.Read More
Pete Kaiser crossed the Kuskokwim 300 finish line at 7:59 Sunday morning, making him the 2022 K300 champion. Over 17 hours later, at 1:18 Monday morning, the race came to a close as John Snyder crossed the finish line in 16th place.Read More
The 2021 Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race has been postponed for a month with the start slated for February 12th. K300 race staff made that announcement yesterday citing lockdown mandates and COVID-19 restrictions in the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta.Read More
With a record number of mushers signed up on opening day and an unparalleled number of COVID-19 cases spreading within the Yukon Kuskokwim Delta, K300 race staff are making quite a few adjustments.Read More
Bethel’s own Pete Kaiser has claimed his fifth Kuskokwim 300 victory in the last six years, crossing the finish line just after 8:45am yesterday. KNOM’s Davis Hovey reports: for Kaiser and many others, this year’s race ended up being more than just a typical K300. When Pete Kaiser completed another K300 in 1st place Sunday…Read More
The Kuskokwim 300 organization has released what could be the final list of mushers competing in this year’s race. Nine days from the start of the K300, race manager Paul Basile hesitates to say these 19 teams are finalized. “A couple have withdrawn over the last couple weeks mainly over concerns about the training they’ve been…Read More