Race to the Sky dedicated to Beckstrom, starts Saturday
February 7, 2019
The Race to the Sky will celebrate its 34th year starting Feb. 8. The 300 and 100 mile racers are lining up to see how their teams stack up with the rest of the dog mushers at the start of the race Saturday, Feb. 9 at High Country Snack Foods near Lincoln.
This year’s Race to the Sky is dedicated to Jack Beckstrom for his lifetime commitment to the sport of mushing and bringing distance mushing to Montana. He was an original organizer of the race in 1986 and has been part of every single race until his death last year. He competed in the 500 and 350 mile races numerous times, was a rac...