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Lamoille Valley Rail Trail Sled Dog Race

Race Details

We will be offering the following classes: One & two-dog skijor ($35), 4-dog (pro: $35, sportsman: $25), 6-dog (pro: $35, sportsman: $25), 8-dog ($40 pro), unlimited ($40 pro), and three-dog junior ($10).

Distances: 11 miles for the unlimited and 8-dog class; 6 miles for 6-dog and skijor; 4 miles for 4-dog and 3-dog junior.

The course will be an out-and-back course with head-on passing. The course is on a rail trail and is fairly flat and straight.

We will be having a drivers’ meeting Friday night at 6:30 pm at the Charlmont Restaurant, Rte. 15, Morrisville, at which time we will draw bibs.

The purse will be at least $2500. The race is ISDRA sanctioned. 

Registration

Online registration (below) will be available until Thursday, Jan. 18, at  9 pm. On site registration will take place at the drivers’ meeting on Friday, Jan. 19. There will be no day-off registration. Race information continues below the form.

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Venue

The start/finish will be at 10 Railroad Street. Competitors may park at the Oxbow Riverfront Park at 257 Portland Street, Morrisville, Vermont.

Lodging

Sunset Motor Inn 802.888.4956
Muddy Moose Cabins 802.888.1656
Maple House Inn 802.888.6565

Westbrook Winter Festival

Cancelled

Unfortunately, the first of our two planned snow races at the Sunset Ridge Golf Course has been cancelled for lack of snow.

Race Details

We will be offering the following classes: One & two-dog skijor ($35), 4-dog (pro: $35, sportsman: $25), 6-dog (pro: $35, sportsman: $25), 8-dog ($40 pro), three-dog junior ($10), one-dog junior ($5), recreational ($5, Saturday only). Competitors registering as “sportsman” will receive no ISDRA points and not have a stake in the purse. Last year’s distances were 6.6 miles for the 6- and 8-dog classes and 3.3 miles for the 4-dog and skijor classes.

Venue

The venue for the race is the very welcoming Sunset Ridge Golf Course. There will be hot and cold food available in the warm clubhouse.

We urge all sled dog teams and participants to patronize downtown Westbrook businesses which are on the route between the hotels and the golf course.

Lodging

Super 8 Motel, 208 Larrabee Road, Westbrook, 207-854-1881
Motel 6, 1 Riverside Street, Portland, 207-775-0111
Howard Johnsons, 155 Riverside Street, Portland, 207-774-5861

Westbrook Restaurants

The Frog and Turtle, 3 Bridge St, (207) 591-4185
Mr. Bagel, 609 Main Street (207) 854-5209
Blue Burrito Cafe, 652 Main St, (207)-854-0040
The Dancing Elephant, 855 Main Street, (207) 887 7168
Doughboy’s, 57 Bridge St, (207) 854-8304
Rivers Edge Deli, 616 Main Street, (207) 854-1113
Casa Novello, 694 Main St
Angelones West, 768 Main St
Amatos Italian Sandwich Shops, 120 Main St
Stockhouse Restaurant 506 Main Street, (207) 854-5600
Guidis Diner, 916 Main St
Portland Pie Company, 869 Main Street, (207) 591-6248
Pizza Time Westbrook, 528 Main St
Profennos Pizzeria, 934 Main St
Severinos Variety, 300 Cumberland St
The Bakers Bench, 33 Brackett St
Saeng Thai House Westbrook, 1 Cumberland St
Northern Gardens, 672 Main St
Fajita Grille, 857 Main Street, (207) 591-8150

Directions

Take the Westbrook/Portland Exit 48 off of the Maine Turnpike.

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Sprint racing returns to Vermont! The race will include classes for 4-, 6-, and 8-dog teams and unlimited teams; 1- and 2-dog skijor; and 3-dog junior. This race is ISDRA sanctioned. nesdc.or...

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