For 2012, the Mail Run is still a non-competitive participation event and all participants will receive a 2012 mug, a cancelled Mail Run envelope, a special edition Gold Rush Trail patch, hot dogs and hot chocolate after the Friday on-trail activities and lunch at Barkerville on Sunday. For dog mushing participants, the food will also be available to one handler.
Stage Racers will be competing for gold but they will also receive a 2012 mug, a cancelled 2012 Mail Run envelope, a special edition Gold Rush Trail -- Musher's Patch and the complementary food on both Friday and Sunday [see above}.
Those who participate only in the Barkerville Dash will receive a 2012 mug, a special edition patch and a cancelled 2012 envelope
Those Mail Run participants aged 16 and under who receive the Holger Bauer Award will have their names engraved on the perpetual plaque, they will receive a multi-tool and a commemorative certificate.
There are two types of volunteers. Lead Dog Volunteers are those who have participated in the ongoing organization of the Mail Run and the Team Dog Volunteers who help out during one or more days during the Mail Run. The Lead Dog Volunteers will receive a 2012 mug, a commemorative patch, hot dogs and hot chocolate on Friday and lunch at Barkerville on Sunday. The Team Dog Volunteers will receive a commemorative patch and food on both Friday and Sunday.
Please note that all participants, handlers, volunteers, family members, fans and everyone else mush purchase their own banquet tickets, the cost is $20.00 for adults and $10.00 for children under age 13 and for seniors aged 65 and over......please do this as early as possible. You can order tickets when you register or by calling Kate at 250 983-9799 or email her at email@example.com