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Sled dog race covers Lander route Tuesday

Feb 4, 2014 - From staff reports

Mushers and their dog teams arrived in Lander Tuesday to complete the third stage of the Stage Stop Sled Dog Race.

Tuesday's 42-mile stage began in the morning at Louis Lake and wrapped up early in the afternoon

Blayne Streeper of Fort Nelson, British Columbia, was in first place after winning the first two stages. John Stewart of Salt Lake City is in second place.

The race will end Saturday in Evanston after covering nearly 350 miles in Wyoming and Montana. The overall winner will take home $100,000.

The Stage Stop is the biggest sled dog race in the continental United States.

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