IPSSSDR Day 2: Streeper & Gladh place 1st & 2nd
International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race
by IPSSSDR media release
January 31, 2010
Jackson, Wyoming - January 31, 2010 - Blayne "Bud" Streeper, age 27, from Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada, posted the fastest time on Day Two of the 2010 International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) with a time of 2:54:22. Streeper, winner of the 2004 IPSSSDR, ran 12 dogs and averaged 14.8 MPH on the snowy and windy trail outside Lander, Wyo.
Lina Gladh, also from Fort Nelson, British Columbia, placed second for Day Two with a time of 2:59:17; in third, Aaron Peck from Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada, posted a time of 3:01:15.
On Monday, February 1, teams will race a 35-mile course starting the stage from the upper Green parking lot in Cora at 10 a.m. for Day Three of the IPSSSDR. Additional upcoming stages include Big Piney/Marbleton, Alpine, Kemmerer/Diamondville, Evanston, Lyman/Mountain View, and finally Park City, Utah, for the final stage and awards ceremony on Saturday, February 6.
With its unique dog-friendly "stage stop" racing format, the IPSSSDR stops in a different community each night, allowing the host towns to show their hospitality. Festivities for mushers and spectators alike include pancake feeds, dog parades, banquets, carnivals, and snowshoe softball.
The Pedigree® brand actively supports a wide range of programs that promote responsible pet ownership and highlight the contributions dogs make to society.
The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race, the largest dog sled race in the lower 48 states, was founded in 1996 by Frank Teasley to make sled dog racing more accessible to the public. For a complete schedule, visit the race Website at www.wyomingstagestop.org, contact the race via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone at (307) 734-1163.