Registration opens Nov. 1st for 21st annual Yukon River Quest

Registration opens Nov. 1st for 21st annual Yukon River Quest October 31, 2018 “Race to the Midnight Sun” expands prize money throughout classes as YRQ moves into third decade. Race dates are June 26-30, 2019 WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA – Registrations will be accepted...

2018 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 # 116 Sika Adventure – Bryan Allemang, Whitehorse, YT, Canada...

Record Field Set to start 20th Annual Yukon River Quest

Pre-race tally has 115 teams from 15 countries entered in “Race to the Midnight Sun” 20th anniversary events celebrate race heritage; who to watch on the river. By YRQ MEDIA The race roster is set for the 20th annual Yukon River Quest, which will begin on Wednesday,...

Registration opens Nov. 1st for 20th annual Yukon River Quest

  Celebrations planned for 20th Anniversary “Race to the Midnight Sun”, the world’s longest annual paddling race; total and solo limits increased to accommodate new competitors; C4 canoes now in their own class.   WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA –...

2017 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 # 3 Mr. Bill – William Siersdorfer, Houston, TX, USA [58:42:03]...

Viewing the “Race to the Midnight Sun”

Teslin dancers to welcome teams; no parking on roadway above Takhini River bridge The 19th annual Yukon River Quest begins at noon on Wednesday, June 28 when the horn sounds at Rotary Peace Park in Whitehorse and teams run to their canoes, kayaks and stand-up...

Another record field ready for 19th annual Yukon River Quest

Pre-race tally has 96 teams from 13 countries entered in “Race to the Midnight Sun” The race roster is set for the 19th annual Yukon River Quest, which will begin on Wednesday, June 28 in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. This year’s field, as of...

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...