August ‘Race to the Klondyke’ registration opens today

YRMPA wants boats on the river this year to help mollify the decision to cancel the 2021 YRQ last month; short race will run from Carmacks to Dawson on holiday weekend By YRQ MEDIA – The cancellation of last month’s Yukon River Quest at the last minute due to a...

22nd Yukon River Quest set to start in modified race

22nd Yukon River Quest set to start in modified race. This year’s COVID-adapted event will see 48 teams “Race to the Midnight Sun” By YRQ MEDIA – The race roster is set for the 22nd Yukon River Quest, which will begin on Wednesday, June 23 in...

Registration opens Feb. 14 for 22nd Yukon River Quest

Yukon and other Canadian teams invited to register for COVID-adapted “Race to the Midnight Sun” and new Half Quest on June 23-26, 2021. WHITEHORSE, YUKON – Registrations will be accepted beginningFebruary 14, 2021 for the 22nd Yukon River Quest (YRQ),...

Virtual YRQ ready to launch

A virtual race on the Yukon River will occur this summer for paddlers worldwide who are unable to experience the “race to the midnight sun.” WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA –  Even though the 2020 Yukon River Quest has been cancelled due to COVID-19, there...

Cancellation of 22nd annual Yukon River Quest

COVID-19 travel restrictions and concerns for health and safety of paddlers, volunteers and communities behind decision to cancel June 2020 race WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA –  The 2020 Yukon River Quest has been cancelled. The board of directors of the Yukon River...

Registration opens Nov. 1st for 22nd annual Yukon River Quest

Sign up early! “Race to the Midnight Sun” dates are June 24-28, 2020 WHITEHORSE, YUKON – Registrations will be accepted beginning November 1, 2019 for the 22nd annual Yukon River Quest (YRQ), which will be held June 24 to June 28, 2020. The 715-kilometer (444-mile)...