Published in Scuttlebutt on June 12th, 2018
Race to Alaska, now in its 4th year, will have 47 teams on the start line. No motor, no support, through wild frontier. Entrants will soon learn if they have the physical endurance, saltwater know-how, and bulldog tenacity to navigate the 750 cold water miles from Port Townsend, Washington to Ketchikan, Alaska.
Divided into two stages, the first 40 mile leg on June 14 from Port Townsend to Victoria (BC) is designed as a qualifier for the full race and as a stand-alone sprint for people who just want to put their toe in. To go the full monty, the second stage on June 17 extends the remaining 710 miles to Ketchikan. Read more.