2017 Race Dates
Kobuk 440 April 6-9
Taqpuk 120 or greater January 28-29
Junior K440 22-23rd
2016 Race Route: Kotzebue, Noorvik, Selawik, Ambler, Shungnak, Kobuk, Shungnak, Ambler, Kiana, Noorvik, Kotzebue.
Video footage captured and edited by Brice Habeger & David Smith
The Kobuk 440 is not only about racing sled dog teams throughout the harsh environment of Northwestern Alaska. While the race is considered to be one of the toughest dogsled races currently being run, it also provides considerable excitement for the residents and children of the villages that the race runs through