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2014 John Beargrease Tuesday Update

Posted at: 01/28/2014 8:46 AM



As of Tuesday morning, the Beargrease mushers were on their way to Devil Track Resort, the sixth checkpoint in the race.

Laura Kennedy, with Eyewitness Sports, called in from Devil Track about 6:45 Tuesday morning. She told us that while they had originally expected mushers to begin arriving at Devil Track around 6:00 AM, they would now not expect them to begin arriving until 8:30 AM.

Laura said that mushers can now sleep when they want, and they are beginning to spread out more.  

At 5:00 AM on Tuesday morning, it was -29 degrees outside near Grand Marais, so it is crucial for mushers to keep a close eye on their dogs condition.