Re-enactment of the HISTORIC 1925 Alaska Serum Run on the
Virginia Creeper Trail has been cancelled for 2012
January 15, 2011
Come see the sled dogs!!!!
It all begins at 10:00 at the Trail head in Abingdon Virginia.
Mushers and their DOGSLED teams relay the serum at
Watauga, Alvarado Station, Iron Horse Campground and
then into the Park in Damascus.
11:30 festivities begin at Damascus Park
When its time to get out in the winter with the family, this is the place.
5:00 Meet the Mushers Dinner
includes presentation by
Alice White -
the young upcoming female musher from Georgia.
$12.00 per person includes choice of
beef, chicken or fish dinner, and the exciting presentation by
AliceWhite and fun and memorable live Auction with
Bill Borden (Iditarod Musher).
Come visit the Blue Ridge Dryland Mushers Sled Dog Club Booth and
other vendors selected just for you. If you want to be a vendor contact
Marcia at 276-494-3153, or email
This event hosted as a fundraiser by and for
Siberian Husky Assist Rescue.
We rescue Siberian Huskies in shelters from
Roanoke Virginia to Knoxville Tennessee
Thanks to our Sponsors
WELLPET PET FOODS and
CONTINENTAL KENNEL CLUB
We have added an Animal Rescue Resort division that will earn
money for community Spay Neuter financial help.
In 1925 the sled dogs ran to save HUMAN lives,
now they run to save ANIMAL lives!
Bundle Up For Snow Pups!
2009 The serum arrives in Damascus park with a parade of
nine mushers on sleds and scooters
MORE 2009 PHOTOS AT THE FOLLOWING LINKS:
++ Hotels/camping ++
ASK ABOUT A SPECIAL RATE ** FOR THOSE WHO COME TO SEE THE
SLED DOGS AT WINTERFEST
* Days Inn Abingdon (exit 19) **$45.00 276-628-7131
pet friendly -INSIDE EXTRA $5.00
across the street is Harbor House where the Meet the Mushers dinner will be held Saturday night.
* Super 8 motel (exit 17) * Abingdon 276-676-3329
* Pet Friendly (EXTRA CHARGE)
Sugar Hollow Park - Bristol, VA exit 7 -
*Iron Horse Campground - www.campironhorse.com also has a few very small fishing cabins,(2 small beds, a lamp and heater) separate shower/bathroom facilities next to restaurant), plus RV sites. Phone 276-475-6008
IF YOU WANT TO BE A PART OF IT EMAIL US AT: