Ontario’s largest dog sled races come to “Ontario’s biggest little town” on the 2nd weekend in February each year.
Our event is being held at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 276 in Kearney located at 58 Park Rd. This is a change for 2023 due to construction at the Kearney community center.
Join us for two days of winter fun just a couple of hours north of Toronto, in Kearney Ontario on the western boarder of Algonquin Park. This long standing tradition has been running annually since 1994 with very few cancellations for weather in its history.
This signature event features a 6 Dog Sprint Race, a 4 Dog Race Sprint Race, 1 & 2 Dog Skijoring events and the ever popular Kid & Mutt event. We also introduced a Pro, Purebred, and Notice 2 Dog Sprint Race in 2020 to help grow interest in the sport and allow even the smallest of kennels to come out and race.
For anyone that has never raced or watched Kearney, the event presents challenging hills to climb, hardwood bush, lakes and marshes to enjoy while racing through the natural beauty of the area. Racers share a small portion of the course with the public snowmobile trails. We count on a wonderful group of volunteers to ensure everyone’s safety is maximized in this area.
Visitors to the Kearney Dog Sled Races are treated to a variety of activities and events that they can participate in or view. You can pet dogs, get a dog sled ride, and enjoy vendors and live music. This is a great event for families, couples or friends to enjoy. Winter’s never been this fun before!
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