Posted at: 01/25/2014 10:38 PM
Updated at: 01/27/2014 11:21 AM
The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon held its opening ceremonies Saturday evening.
The ceremony and bib draw took place at the Duluth Depot. As usual, number one was ceremonially given to John Beargrease. The Native American Pipe Ceremony and Drum Ceremony bestowed a blessing on the mushers and their teams.
The marathon begins Sunday at 1 p.m. at Duluth East High School.