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  • Heal Creek Dog Dash & Winter Fest

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    Name: Heal Creek Dog Dash & Winter Fest
    Date: February 26, 2022 - February 27, 2022
    Event Description:
    Rhinelander will be hosting its first dogsled race on the Heal Creek Trails located at the Northwood Golf Course just west of Rhinelander. Join us at this community winter event.

    Enjoy pasties from Joe's Pasty Shop, speciality brews from Rhinelander Brewing Company, snowshoeing on trails, downhill sledding, live music by Big Road Band, and watching a dogsled race!

    Race Classes will include:
    •1-2 Dog Skijor Pro (6 miles - skate ski)
    •1-2 Dog Skijor Sportsman (2 miles - skate ski)
    •2-Dog Sled Pro (2 miles)
    •4-Dog Sled: Pro, RNB, Sportsman (6 miles)
    •6-Dog Sled: Pro, RNB, Sportsman (6 miles)
    •8 Dog Sled: Pro, RNB (6 miles)
    •2-Dog Sled Junior (2 miles)
    •3-Dog Sled Junior (2 miles)

    Saturday:
    9am musher's meeting
    10am race start
    11am-2pm lunch/food served
    3-6pm live music by Big Road Band

    Sunday:
    10am race start
    11am-2pm lunch/food served
    3-4pm awards ceremony

    Lodging:
    •Roadway Inn: 715-369-5880 (3 miles from race site | dog friendly)
    •Holiday Acres Resort: 715-369-1500 (11 miles from race site | dog friendly cottages)
    •Clear Lake Inn & Resort: 715-362-6471 (9 miles from race site | no dogs in rooms but in dog trucks/trailers is fine)
    Purse: $5,000
    •$4,000 All-Breed Pro Classes
    •$1,000 Registered Nordic Breed Classes


    Thank you to our sponsors: Lakeland Realty, Print Pack, Pawz n' Clawz, Rhinelander Brewing Company, Dahlquist Heating and Cooling, Northwoods Pets, Superior Diesel, Joe's Pasty Shop, Legacy Games & Hobby, Bucketheads Bar, CoVantage Credit Union, Ponsse, Hometown Chiropractic, Diel Insurance, State Farm Insurance, and Northwoods Tools

    Contact Event Promoter:
    Wisconsin Trailblazers Club President - Jan Bootz-Dittmar
    www.witrailblazers.org
    715-581-5045
    Location:
    3131 Golf Course Road, Rhinelander WI 54501
    Date/Time Information:
    Feb 26 at 9 am - Feb 27 at 2 pm
    Contact Information:
    Contact Event Promoter: Wisconsin Trailblazers Club President - Jan Bootz-Dittmar 715-581-5045
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