Registration opens Nov. 1 for 19th annual Yukon River Quest

“Race to the Midnight Sun” is world’s longest annual paddling race, SUPs now an official class, stock C4 canoes will compete in voyageur class, new registration deadlines WHITEHORSE, YUKON – Registrations will be accepted starting November 1, 2016 for the 19th annual...

2016 Yukon River Quest Awards

[Teams that finished under 55 hours receive prize money] Solo Classes [Recipients of hand-made canoe pendant from Gold Trail Jewellers of Dawson City, as well as prize money] Open Solo Canoe C1: Team # 84 Gold Oariented – Brian Allemang, Merrickville Ontario Canada,...

Record field ready for 18th annual Yukon River Quest

Pre-race tally has 94 teams from 14 countries entered in “Race to the Midnight Sun” By YRQ MEDIA The race roster is set for the 18th annual Yukon River Quest, which will begin on Wednesday, June 29 in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. This year’s field, as of...

Registration opens for 18th annual Yukon River Quest

 “Race to the Midnight Sun” is world’s longest annual canoe and kayak marathon WHITEHORSE, YUKON – Registrations will be accepted starting November 1, 2015 for the 18th annual Yukon River Quest which will be held June 29 to July 3, 2016. The 715-kilometer (444-mile)...

2015 Yukon River Quest Awards

(Teams that finished under 55 hours receive prize money) Solo Classes (Recipients of hand-made canoe necklace from Gold Trail Jewellery as well as prize money) Open C1: Team # 33 Gold Oariented – Brian Allemang, Ontario, (62:13:36) Women K1: Team # 55 Erinfroglady –...

Field set for 17th annual Yukon River Quest

Pre-race tally has 58 teams from 12 countries entered in “Race to the Midnight Sun” The race roster is set for the 17th annual Yukon River Quest, which will begin on Wednesday, June 24 in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. This year’s field will feature 58 teams...

Registration opens for 17th annual Yukon River Quest

 “Race to the Midnight Sun” is world’s longest annual canoe and kayak marathon WHITEHORSE, YUKON – Registrations will be accepted starting November 1, 2014 for the 17th annual Yukon River Quest which will be held June 24 to June 28, 2014. The 715-kilometer (444-mile)...

Another Race in the Books!

The 16th annual Yukon River Quest was memorable for its rocky start with all teams battling breakers that blew up with a southerly squall as they were getting on Lake Laberge.  But after persevering through those very tough conditions (including some dramatic...

Field set for 16th annual Yukon River Quest

Pre-race tally has 66 teams from 13 countries entered in “Race to the Midnight Sun” The race roster is set for the 16th annual Yukon River Quest, which will begin on Wednesday, June 25 in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. This year’s field will feature 66 teams...