The itinerary for 2020 is as follows…..

In order for athletes and volunteers to make some of their arrangements the following is the proposed itinerary for 2020.

It might be subject to tweaking as the race gets closer, but the principle dates for the benefit of booking flights and accommodation in Whitehorse won’t be changing.

Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd February

Athletes to arrive in Whitehorse.
The pre race events will all be centred around the High Country Inn in Whitehorse.

Sunday 23rd and Monday 24th February

Mandatory kit check appointments

Monday 24th February

pm – Race welcome.
pm – Final Mandatory Kit check

Tuesday 25th February

am – Outdoor kit and sled testing session
pm – Loading vehicles (primarily sleds onto trailer)

Wednesday 26th February

am – Depart from Whitehorse
pm – Evening meal and bar available at Eagle Plains at own expense


Thursday 27th February

am – 10.30 am THE RACE COMMENCES at Eagles Plains
pm – Athletes cross the line into the Arctic Circle

Sunday 1st March

am – 10.30am – 120 mile race finishes at Ft McPherson.


Sunday 1st to Saturday 7th the 380 mile race continues.

Monday 2nd to Wednesday 4th March

120 mile athletes return to Whitehorse either by road or by air from Inuvik to be booked by athlete.

Saturday 7th March

am – 10.30am – 380 mile race finishes at Tuktoyaktuk.
am – Athletes and support crew depart Tuktoyaktuk.**
pm – Athletes and support crew arrive Eagle Plains.**
Evening – Stop over at Eagle Plains. Evening meal and bar available.**

Sunday 8th March

am – Athletes and support crew depart Eagle Plains for Whitehorse.**

pm – Athletes and support crew arrive back at Whitehorse.**

Monday 9th March

pm – Post race celebration meal in Whitehorse

** NOTE – The return travel arrangements are all subject to the road being open to Eagle Plains on the journey back. Athletes are STRONGLY advised not to book their homeward flights out of Whitehorse before Tuesday 10th March and in addition are advised to have travel insurance to cover the possibility of being delayed further.