U.P. 200 Dog Sled Race Begins

Today marks the 19th annual running of the U.P. 200 Dog Sled Race. The 2008 race will beginning in Marquette at 7:10 pm Friday evening. The Midnight Run begins in Gwinn at 6:00 pm. The race continues over the weekend with several viewing spots for spectators.

Mushers will head to Grand Marais before coming back to Marquette to finish on Sunday afternoon. For more photos, checkpoints, and viewing locations visit UP200.org

snapped this awesome shot during the 2007 U.P. 200.