NORWAY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - Sunday was the second day of the 4th annual UP200 Dryland Dash.
While people are familiar with the UP200 that occurs in February, this is a different type of race where dogs sprint through a one or two mile course.
Despite the one hour delay due to snow, roughly 50 teams participated for a chance at the $2,000 winning prize. Classes for the event include four and six dog rigs, one and two dog bikejor and canicross.
"This is a fun event for people to come and check it out in weather that’s not zero degrees, it is a different type of sport that than the distant races so it gives people another idea of what people do with sled dogs,” said President of the U.P. Sled Dog Association, Darlene Walch.
The event is hosted in partnership with Wisconsin Trail Blazers. Winners are determined by a total combined times from over the weekend.