• Centennial Race
  • Tired Dogs Still Running Strong
  • Centennial Race
  • Busy Starting Line
  • Mom, I can't see!
  • Philip McEwen and his jumping husky
  • Mutt Race On Main
  • NF Husky wins Slyde the Playground Hound in celebrity race
  • 60mile winner Jon Bunderson at finish line
  • Everett Heseman With Team Circa 1945
  • Centennial Race

The Oldest All-American Dog Sled Race

February 16, 2017 to February 18, 2017

From 1917 when Tud Kent won the first American Dog Derby during a blinding blizzard to this year’s races, the running of the dogs in Ashton is an exciting event rich in history. There are 5 different races offered and a start/finish line full of activities including a celebrity race, a snowshoe race, and a weight pull in which spectators and their dogs can compete. Read more about the historical American Dog Derby's past

There are 5 different races offered and a start/finish line full of activities including a celebrity race, a snowshoe race, and a weight pull in which spectators and their dogs can compete.

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