SHCGB Aviemore 2009, lots of Huskies!

It’s this weekend, the 24th & 25th of January, 2009! The fun starts on Saturday morning at 08:30 with the Junior Musher’s Event, followed at 09:30 by the First Heat of the main event. Sunday starts at 08:30 with another Junior Musher’s Event and again is followed at 09:30 with the second heat of the main event.

If you want a fun day out with the family why not come along and cheer the dogs on?  If this will be your first time attending a sled dog rally we strongly suggest you read our spectators guide.
Here are the directions to the rally site.

The photo above is the BBC’s picture of the day!

The full schedule of events is as follows;

Thursday 22nd January
10:30 – Practice Day (Strictly Rally entrant teams only to use the trail)
Press Day at the rally site
Catering van will be on site

Friday 23rd January
11:00 – Freight Test – Dalfaber Golf & Country Club
17:00 – Mushers’ Market at the Hilton Coylumbridge
18:00 – Mushers’ Meeting at the Hilton Coylumbridge

Saturday 24th January
08:30 – Junior Mushers’ Event
09:30 – Rally – First Heat

Sunday 25th January
08:30 – Junior Mushers’ Event
09:30 – Rally Second Heat
16:30 – Welfare Raffle and Auction at the Hilton Coylumbridge
Followed by – Awards Ceremony at the Hilton Coylumbridge
Followed by – Trek Mushers’ Meeting at the Hilton Coylumbridge

Monday 26th January
Eye Clinic – Contact Tracey Storey 01353 675434
19:00 – Quiz Night at Dalfaber devised by the Whitespirit Crew, proceeds to SHC, Malamute & Samoyed Welfare.

Tuesday 27th January
10:30 – Aviemore Trek from Inshriach to Glenmore. Meet just before your allotted start time at Inshriach Forest. Catering will be at the finish.

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