Yukon Quest 300 racecourse changed over COVID-19 restrictions

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The Yukon Quest is making a return on the Canadian side this year but the Yukon Quest 300 racecourse is changing because of COVID-19 restrictions.

This year’s 483-kilometre (300-mile) race will start in Whitehorse and follow the Yukon Quest trail to Braeburn, then continue to the north end of Madanna Lake. The checkpoint will serve as the halfway point turnaround.

“We regretfully have had to re-route and decline the hospitality of the communities of Carmacks and Pelly, and the homesteads of Stepping Stone and McCabe,” states a news release from race organizers.

Bonnie Michaudville is the executive director of Yukon Quest International Association Canada. She said the changes being implemented for this year’s

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