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The Alaskan Sled Dog & Racing Association was formed in 1949 with three specific purposes

Preserving the cultural heritage of Alaskan dog mushing by planning and running sled dog events
including the Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship Sled Dog Race, a cornerstone of the winter festival.
Maintaining recreational trails for the purpose of dog mushing within the Municipality of Anchorage
Mentoring a junior sled dog club with educational programs geared toward leadership, winter sports safety, dog care, dog conditioning and training, and racing sled dogs.
ASDRA’s committed volunteers have developed and maintained the dedicated sled dog trails in Far North Bicentennial Park and the Campbell Tract for 66 years.

The non-profit club puts on internationally recognized races from January 1 through the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous in February of each year. Race fees and trail fees are used to maintain the club trailhead facilities and groom the trails in Far North Bicentennial Park. The 20 miles of trail known as Tozier Track begins and ends at a 10-acre trailhead site owned by ASDRA.

A strong junior mushing program provides education and winter recreation for mushers from 4 to 17 years. Members sponsor events sharing their sport with the community and tourists

The Alaskan Sled Dog & Racing Association is an IRS Sec. 501(c)(3) Not for Profit Corporation. Donations to ASDRA are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.


Christine Tozier – President
Jeremy Engeberg – Vice President
Fran Pekar –  Secretary
Haley Ford –  Treasurer
John Rasmussen–Trail Manager
Rick Cavens
Janet Clarke
Karlin Itchoak
Kori Marchowsky
Brooke Maruskie
Theresa Perez
Lois Rockcastle
Kim Wells

Any questions or concerns please email us at

907 562-2235

PO Box 110569
Anchorage, AK 99511