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2021 Ethan Howard Memorial Rig Race
December 4, 2021 - December 5, 2021
Race registration has closed.
If you are not vaccinated, please wear a mask whenever you leave the area immediately around your vehicle/dog truck. If you are feeling sick, or have been exposed to COVID, please stay home.
The race will be ISDRA sanctioned. Classes are:
- 1-2 dog bike and scooter (2.2 miles);
- 4-, 6-, and 8-dog rig (2.2 miles);
- 3-dog junior (2.2 miles);
- Canicross (2.2 miles);
- Recreational (1 mile)
Race fees are as follows: $20 for all classes except recreational and 3-dog junior. Recreational is $10 for Saturday or Sunday and $15 for Saturday and Sunday.
Check-in for the race will begin at 8 am. Please drop off forms and fees and pick up bibs at this time. There will be NO onsite registration for the race. There will be a mandatory drivers’ meeting at 8:30 am. The first class is slated to start at 9 am.
Drivers’ meeting: 8:30 am (Saturday only)
First class: 9 am
Canicross (Sunday only)
This schedule is subject to adjustment. There will be a break for lunch after 1-dog bike.
The race is held at the Manchester Water Works in Auburn, New Hampshire.
We are the guests of the Manchester Waterworks, please be courteous and respectful of the property and rules. Keep the area around your truck clean and be sure to pick up after your dogs and yourself.
Accommodations & Dining
Auburn is quite close to both Manchester and Concord, which have ample hotel and dining options.
Take Rt. 101, Exit 2. Go 7/10 mile towards Auburn. Look for 35-mph sign on right. Go slow as you go up small hill. Just after crest of hill, turn left onto Depot Rd. Go 3/10 mile to field. Drive through yellow gate on right. Please park in neat rows in the field, not too close to the trail head or on dirt roads. In light of COVID-19, please leave extra space between vehicles.