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Free Running Fall Fun~

Fall is fast approaching, and to be perfectly honest: I am OK with that.  Judging by the energy level in the dog yard I am going to have to say the Dew Claw dogs are too. In the summer we … Continue reading

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Nome Memories

Been meaning to write this post for some time now. First and foremost to thank the newest members of Team Dew Claw, Deb & Hunter Davis, for sponsoring the Nome Checkpoint. I got an email from Deb asking if the … Continue reading

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Sled Dogs ~ truely amazing athletes.

This week I had the opportunity to meet with visitors at the Yukon Quest office in Fairbanks. Mushers bring in dogs and are there in the summer to meet guest, talk about the Yukon Quest, what it takes to run … Continue reading

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The Joys of the Runner’s High ~

 Or why you should Run Like A Dog Ah the runner’s high, the wonderful reward earned when one runs enough to change the chemical balance in their brains and trigger the pleasure/reward center, thus giving the runner feelings of happiness … Continue reading

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Never Alone on the Trail

Most people think of mushing as a solitary activity, and in a sense they are right. Hours on the trail without other people or signs of civilization; save the occasional trail marker or the tracks of another sled. You get … Continue reading

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I know what Dogs like…

I know what dogs want… Dogs want, dogs want, dogs want MEAT. Anyone who has spent any time with me knows I love to sing. The fact that I sing badly and hardly ever know all the words has never … Continue reading

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