19th Annual Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race

Created: 02/02/2014 10:32 PM
By: Steve Vosberg
WDIO Photojournalist

The 2014 Apostle Islands Sled Dog Race wrapped up on Sunday.

Nearly 50 sled dog teams from throughout the Midwest participated in the 19th annual race. This year, there was a 10-dog class and a 6-dog class.

The first leg of the race was on Saturday, and the second leg began at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Races wrapped up around 2 p.m.

"With dog sledding, it's a working relationship and you are best friends," said Bob Johnson, one of the mushers competing in the race. "They're not just dogs, they're part of the family."

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