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2019 CopperDog 80

8 Dogs, 85.2 Miles, 2 Stage, $3,600 Purse, Pays 1st - 5th

This 85.2 mile, 2-stage, 8-dog race enjoys the same excitement and energy as the CD150, including the fabulous downtown Calumet start on Friday and downtown finish on Sunday. Teams will leave immediately following the pro-class teams.

Race Dates:
Friday, March 1, 2018 (night run)
(skip a day)
Sunday, March 3, 2018

Race Format:
Professional
8 Dog Team (8 Dog Pool),
85.2 Miles, 2 Stages

Registration Fee:
$190
Includes Friday Lunch
Includes Awards Dinner
Includes Commemorative Item

Race Purse:
$3,600 (1st - 5th)

Teams:
Goal of 20 Teams

Don’t miss out on the friendly people, welcoming communities, challenging trails, formidable competition, and the peace and tranquility that blossoms from the Keweenaw trails at night.

Award money will be paid to first through fifth place. There is a limit of 18 teams for this event, register early to secure your position.

The CopperDog 80 is an 85.2 mile, 2 stage race. Stage 1 is on Friday, starting in Calumet and ending in Eagle River. Stage 2 is Sunday, starting in Copper Harbor and ending in Calumet.

The CopperDog 80 offers professional and recreational mushers an opportunity to race in the big leagues sharing in the glorious fanfare of the fabulous downtown Calumet start and finish with thousands of fans cheering their teams off into the night.


posted on 11/13/2019 8:00 PM by Todd Brassard | permalink | Back to Top

2019 CD80 Race Purse

CopperDog 6/8-Dog Race Purse
Finish 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Dogs 6 6 6 6 6 6 8 8 8 8
1st - - 500 500 500 500 1,150 1,150 1,450 1,500
2nd - - 300 300 300 350 750 750 800 950
3rd - - 200
200
200 250 450 450 500 550
4th - - - - 100 175 250 250 300 350
5th - - -
-
100 125 150 150 200 250
Total - -
1,000 1,000 1,200 1,500 2,750 2,750 3,250 3,600
posted on 11/13/2019 8:00 PM by Todd Brassard | permalink | Back to Top

2019 CopperDog 80 - Who's Registered?

2019 CopperDog 80
Competition, 8 Dog Race (8 Dog Pool), 85.2 Miles, 2 Stages, $3,600 Purse, Pays 1st - 5th
Registration Cap: 20 Teams
  Bib Musher Kennel/Team City, State Fin
1 Jerry Trudell Calumet, MI
2 Lynne Witte Iskristall Newberry, MI
3 Amber Evans Silent Night Sled Dogs Milaca, MN
4 Alex LaPlante Maple Ridge Kennel Esko, MN
Registered
11/19/2018 7:16 PM
Jerry Trudell
Calumet, MI 49913

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Registered
11/25/2018 9:27 PM
Lynne Witte
Iskristall
Newberry, MI 49868

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Registered
11/29/2018 7:08 PM
Amber Evans
Silent Night Sled Dogs
Milaca, MN 56353

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Registered
12/4/2018 8:52 PM
Alex LaPlante
Maple Ridge Kennel
Esko, MN 55733

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2018 CopperDog 80 Results

The ninth annual CopperDog 80 boasted its largest field with 19 teams entering the race. Tristan Rivest won the event with a strong showing in only his second CopperDog appearance. One of our frequent participants, Alex LaPlante, finished with an impressive second place. Erin Becker placed third in her second CopperDog not far off the pace. We welcomed some new teams to the field this year and are looking forward to their return next year.

Place Musher Bib Time mph Appearances Wins
1 Tristan Rivest 31 6:39:44 12.05 2 1
2 Alex LaPlante 18 6:54:40 11.62 7  
3 Erin Becker 23 7:09:53 11.21 2  
4 Liz van den Toorn 20 7:11:35 11.16 1  
5 Jerry Trudell 26 7:12:08 11.15 7 1
6 Laura Bontrager 21 7:14:21 11.09 1  
7 Kelsey Beaber 30 7:27:56 10.76 2  
8 Susan Serafini 24 7:29:17 10.72 5  
9 Frank Caldwell 34 7:30:47 10.69 1  
10 Geri Minard 19 7:49:38 10.26 8
11 Amber Evans 29 7:51:48 10.21 8  
12 Brian Kandler 33 7:56:43 10.11 3  
13 Adam Schmidt 32 9:11:18 8.74 2  
14 Marcus Benjamin 36 9:47:48 8.20 1  
15 Tim Chisholm 28 11:02:48 7.27 4  
DNF Gerhardt Thiart 22     2  
DNF Becky Bean 25     5  
DNF Hanna Tiura 27     1  
DNF Kelly Jo Engle 35     4  
posted on 3/8/2018 1:22 PM by JR Anderson | permalink | Back to Top
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