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2016 MAIL RUN 24th ANNUAL JAN. 21 - 24

Mail Run Countdown #1...WHERE TO WATCH THE ACTION…January 22, 2015

Mail Run action runs for three days over three different looped trails. The Friday Jan. 23rd trail starts and finishes at Umiti Pit, approx 17 km. north of Quesnel turn right on to Umiti Pit Road. Teams start to leave at 11:30 a.m., come early and meet the mushers and the dogs, they will begin to finish about 1:00 p.m. Saturday Jan. 24th action is centred at Troll Resort and teams will hit the trail beginning at 11:00 a.m. and will begin returning around 12:30 p.m. At 2:30 p.m. watch the Musher’s Sports and plan to attend the banquet and auction starting at 5:30 p.m. Come early to meet the dogs and mushers. Troll is such a great place to watch people having fun in the winter. Sunday the 25th  fun is centred at the main parking lot at Barkerville, with dog teams leaving at 11:00 a.m. The Day #3 trail will take participants to the Jack ‘O Clubs parking lot in Wells where the Barkerville Dash begins at 12:00 noon. The skiers and mushers should begin arriving back at Barkerville as early as 12:15 p.m….they will run down the main street, stopping at the Post Office to hand over their mail to the Canada Post Official. It is possible to follow the participants in your vehicle as they travel from Wells to Barkerville where the photo ops will be very special.

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