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Note: All events are free and open to the public (except for the Awards Banquet which does have a fee)

Race Central and Kids' Corner

Wed-Sat Jan 18-21
Joseph Community Center

  • Wednesday, January 18: 8 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Thursday & Friday, January 19-20: 8 AM - 10 PM (closed during race start)
  • Saturday, January 21: 8 AM- 3:00 PM

Join us at Race Central for the latest race information, treats and hot drinks, information on sled dogs and mushing, DVDs, and kids' corner with activities, books, and scheduled kids' events.

Kids' Corner is open anytime with self guided activities.

Vet Checks

Wednesday, January 18

  • Main Street Joseph: 9:00 AM
  • Main Street Enterprise: 1:00 PM

Come meet the mushers and their faithful teams in both Joseph and Enterprise! The ECX veterinary team will be happy to answer questions when they are not examining dogs and talking to mushers. Merchandise sales. Please leave personal pets at home.

PLEASE: No Pets (Dogs, Ferrets, Bunnies, etc)

Musher Potluck & Program

Wednesday, January 18: 6:30 PM at the Joseph Community Center

  • Potluck ~ Doors Open 6:00 PM / Potluck 6:30 PM

Potluck and musher meet and greet. Mushers will draw for their bib numbers. Take this special opportunity to sit and talk with mushers and their families and learn about their unique sport. Bring a dish to share with the everyone. Paper goods, plastic-ware, and drinks provided.

Eagle Cap Extreme Race Start

  • WHEN: Thursday, January 19, 12 PM (noon): 200 mile race, 100 mile race, 1st Stage of the 31 mile mid-distance race, and the 22 mile Junior's race.
    Friday, January 20, 12 PM (noon): 2nd Stage of the 31 mile mid-distance race.

  • WHERE: Ferguson Ridge Ski Area

Shuttle Starts at 9:45 AM BE EARLY!!!

PLEASE: No Pets (Dogs, Ferrets, Bunnies, etc)

Come EARLY to catch the provided shuttles from the parking area to race start. Cheer on the teams as they leave the chute! Prearranged school bus access. Merchandise and concession sales. Please leave personal pets at home.

Salt Creek Summit Crossing

Thursday, January 19: 1 PM thru 3 PM (estimation)
Salt Creek Summit

An alternative vantage point. See the racers up close on the trail. Snow shoers and cross country skiers may want to use this as their starting point. Hike or ski 1/4 mile to see mushers on the loop. Snow Park Pass required to park here (passes available for purchase at Joseph Hardware, Sports Corral, Outlaw Motor Sports, or Enterprise DMV).

Finish At Fergi

Thursday, January 19 - Saturday, January 21 
Ferguson Ridge Ski Area

  • Junior's Race: Thursday afternoon to evening
  • 31 Mile Mid-Distance Race: Thursday and Friday late afternoon to evening
  • 100 Mile Race: Friday AM
  • 200 Mile Race: Saturday early AM thru early PM

Drive right up to the Fergi Ski Area parking lot to watch the teams finish! Saturday ski while you wait!

Awards Banquet and Dinner

Saturday, January 21 ~ 5:30 PM
Joseph Community Center

Come join us at the dinner and awards ceremony. Listen to the mushers share tales from the trail! Live and silent auction fundraiser. Entertainment.

  • Doors open at 5:30 pm
  • Dinner served at 6:30pm
  • Bar opens at 5:30pm, prices vary (not included in dinner price)

Banquet prices:

  • General Public: $20.00
  • ECX Members: $18.00
  • Volunteers & Handlers: $12.00
  • Children 5-12: $8.00
  • Children under 4: Free
  • Mushers, ECX Coordinators, & Major Race Sponsors: Free

Ticket prices include buffet style dinner and dessert (vegetarian option available), awards presentations, and great company!

Advanced tickets recommended, limited seating.