For 29 years the Klondike Trail of ‘98 International Road Relay has engaged runners in an fun weekend of running and team camaraderie. The race is held early September each year and features banquets at the start in Skagway and the finish in Whitehorse.
Teams of up to 10 runners compete in this exhilarating overnight relay through the scenic Coast Mountains. This 110 mile relay race starts in Skagway, Alaska, follows the Klondike Highway past the Southern Lakes region to Whitehorse and finishes along the Yukon River in Whitehorse.
This years event featured 1,400 runners from Yukon, Alaska and other places. A few team names included: Ladies Worth Freezin’ For, Twisted Blistered Sisters, Super Horny Goats, Moving at the Speed of Government, and Cougars…It’s business time.
Klondike Trail of ‘98 International Road Relay is a major tourism success story for Yukon and for Alaska. It keeps growing each year and features a lot of fun by volunteers and participants.