News Release January 24,, 2018
2018 Iron Dog Purse Announced
Anchorage, Alaska (AK). Iron Dog, Inc., the world’s longest toughest snowmobile race announces the purse for the 2018 race.
1st place team $60,000
2nd place team $30,000
3rd place team $15,000
4th place team $10,000
5th place team $5,000
In addition to the official purse, the three biggest manufacturers have posted the following contingency prizes:
1st place finish by an Arctic Cat team $10,000
2nd place finish by an Arctic Cat team $5,000
3rd place finish by an Arctic Cat team $3,000
1st place finish by a Polaris team $10,000
1st place finish by a Ski-Doo team $10,000
Additional contingency prizes approach $70,000.
The purse and contingency prize packages come to a total of $228,396
Iron Dog is celebrating its 35th Anniversary in 2018 starting with a series of pre-race events on February 13, 2018 with an expo at Cabela’s Anchorage, the 4th Annual Flying Iron Freestyle snowmobile shows, an official start scheduled for February 18, 2018 in Big Lake and closing out the 10 days of events on February 24, 2018 with the Finish in downtown Fairbanks, Alaska.
About Iron Dog, Inc. | 7100 Old Seward Hwy, Ste C, Anchorage, Alaska 99518 USA
Iron Dog, Inc. is a proud leader in the snowmobile community promoting snowmobile safety and outdoor education through trade shows, seminars and community events. Iron Dog also conducts student exchange programs and through its annual raffle has donated nearly $200,000 to Alaska charities since 2011.
The Iron Dog race, is a World Class Snowmobile Event that crosses the State of Alaska each February impacting over twenty-five Alaskan communities. Today’s Iron Dog course is over 2,000 miles, from Anchorage to Nome and finishing in Fairbanks, making it the World’s longest snowmobile race. Participants must traverse areas of Alaska’s most remote and rugged terrain while confronting some of the harshest winter conditions. Survival skills are essential, making it the World’s toughest snowmobile race.
For additional information:
Jim Wilke, President, Board of Directors, Iron Dog, Inc.