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The 2017/18 race schedule is out!

TRDMA club events during the 2017/18 season will be:

  • Two Rivers Funjor, Oct. 15. A 5K cani-cross event. Run it with a dog or bike it with a dog. Or run it with stuffed animal dog. Signup info TBA.
  • Solstice 50: Saturday, Dec. 23, Two Rivers. Signups start Dec. 1 online.
  • Two Rivers 200/100: Friday, Jan. 19 to Sunday Jan 21. Start at Chatanika Lodge. Signups start Oct. 8 online.
  • Hamburger Run: February. Date TBA. Two Rivers to Angel Creek Lodge.
  • Valley Funale: March. Date TBA. Pleasant Valley Store.

For updated information and upcoming links to individual race pages please consult the Races and Events page.

September 2017 membership & volunteer meeting – the season is starting again!

The 2017/2018 season is soon starting again, and there is a lot of business to take care of. We will therefore hold our first meeting of the season on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, at 7 pm at the Two Rivers Lodge. 


  1. Open board positions. The positions of President and Vice-President are currently open. Please consider putting your name forward!
  2. Volunteer positions: We will also need to re-organize and fill volunteer positions. Are you able to help with trail work, volunteer coordination, sponsor relations (!!) please let us know.
  3. Planned canicross race! As the first race of the season, a 5k canicross race (that is, a dog-powered runner — bring one live dog or stuffed dog) is in planning. Tentative date: October 14, 2017. Other details to be determined.
  4. Other old and new business.

Our membership year begins in September, and we will have membership forms and electronic payment for the 2017/18 season available soon.

(NOTE: The date was erroneously given as Tuesday, Sep. 5, in a previous version. We apologize for the confusion.)

2017 TRDMA board elections and other announcements

At our next regular monthly membership meeting, we will be holding the annual board elections, on Wednesday April 5, 2017, 7pm at Two Rivers Lodge.

We have multiple open board positions to fill. Please come, vote, and consider volunteering, to continue the excellent work started by the current board!

Board positions:

Vice President – Open
Secretary – Lia Amundsen
Treasurer – Ryne Olson
Musher at large – Matt Hall

Non-board positions:

Volunteer Coordinators – Cathy Turinsky & Amanda Smith
Web master: Chris Waigl
Trail Boss – Open
Sponsorship Committee – Open

In other news, our annual end-of-season event and potluck, the Valley Funale, will take place on Saturday, March 25 at the Pleasant Valley Store. Volunteers are needed! Follow the link for more information!

The 2017 Two Rivers 200/100 is here!


Two Rivers 200

Bib # Musher Time out
1 Heidi Sutter 12:00
2 Jay Cadzow 12:02
3 Lia Amundsen 12:04
4 Severin Cathry 12:06
5 Richie Hawke Beattie 12:08
6 Lauro Eklund 12:10
7 Jodi Bailey 12:12
8 Martin Apayauq Reitan 12:14
9 Jeremy Traska 12:16
10 Allen Dunn 12:18
11 Deke Naaktgeboren 12:20
12 Jesse Brattrud 12:22
13 Joanna Jagow 12:24
14 Ruth Reinup Nilson 12:26
15 Wayne Curtis 12:28
16 Amanda Brooks 12:30
17 Luther Buhr 12:32
18 Chase Tingle 12:34

Two Rivers 100

Bib # Musher Time out
1 Judy Currier 12:36
2 Emma Lewis 12:38
3 Aliy Zirkle 12:40
4 Chris Parker 12:42
5 Matt Shawcroft 12:44
6 Amanda Gecas 12:46
7 Andrew Wappett 12:48


  • Thursday Jan 19th, 6 PM: Bib draw and start banquet at Two Rivers Lodge. Spaghetti Feed ($15) Mushers must bring vaccination records!
  • Friday Jan 20th, 9 AM: Breakfast buffet at Chatanika lodge ($14.50). Start at noon!
  • Finish is expected some time Saturday afternoon at Pleasant Valley Store. The store will be open all night Friday and Saturday.
  • Finishers’ and awards banquet Sunday 22nd, 5 PM, Two Rivers Lodge ($28)
  • More information on the race page.


2016 Valley Funale is on!

Join us and Pleasant Valley Store for the Annual Valley Funale!

UPDATE: Results are available here.

20 Mile Adult – up to 10 dogs
10 Mile Adult – up to 6 dogs
4 Mile Juniors ( also Ski Jor and Adult Fun Run course)
Kids Enclosed circle course
(remember this is a non purse event)

Race fees are –
Current Members Free
$5 for kids
$10 Adult and Junior Non Members

Easter Egg Hunt provided by Pleasant Valley Store
Burgers and Hot Dogs Provided by TRDMA and our new Event Sponsor Kinross Ft Knox!
Pot Luck – Bring a Side Dish!

Be a Two Rivers 200 race volunteer!

Interested in volunteering at the Two Rivers 200 and 100 mile race, which starts in two weeks (Jan. 22-24)? Come join us at the volunteer meeting on January 15 at 6 pm at the Pleasant Valley Community Center (right behind the Pleasant Valley store, mile 23 Chena Hot Springs Road). We’re looking for helpers for start, time keeping, road crossings, and all checkpoints, communications etc. etc….

And if you are available, come out to the regular TRDMA January meeting tonight, January 6, at 6 pm at the Two Rivers Lodge. Or write us at info AT, or send us a message via our Facebook page.