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By Andi Bourne

Runaway win in 35th annual 300 mile Race to the Sky


February 13, 2020

Rosemary Morrison, Race to the Sky

Jessie Royer of Seeley Lake pulling into the final check point at White Tail Ranch Monday morning with 11 dogs. Royer won her fifth Race to the Sky Monday night.

SEELEY LAKE – The Montana's Race to the Sky came through Seeley Lake this weekend after the 35th anniversary start in Lincoln at 1 p.m. Saturday. Seeley Lake's Jessie Royer and her J Team won the 300 mile and Josi Thyr, also from Seeley Lake, was the 100 mile champion.

300 Mile Race

Royer took the lead in the 300 mile race in the first 50 miles. She passed all nine 300-mile teams on the way to White Tail Ranch and was the first musher to arrive at 7:45 p.m. Saturday night with 12 dogs. Just 16 minutes behind was Clayton Perry of Power, Mont.

Instead of stopping in Seeley Lake for her fo...

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