About the Race

This will be the twelfth running of the WolfTrack Classic Sled Dog Race in Ely, MN. As in the past, we are expecting an exciting and entertaining race. The WolfTrack Classic is known for its scenic north woods terrain and unrelenting hills that test the mettle of mushers and dogs.
  • Our Race

    A premier mid-distance sled dog race spanning 65 miles through northern Minnesota’s State Trail system.

  • Our Mission

    To present an annual sled dog race, conducive to generating tourism and promoting education, that follows the spirit and proud history of the working sled dog in Northeastern Minnesota.

  • Our Participants

    Sixty mushers, 400 sled dogs from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, North Dakota and Canada.

  • Our Volunteers

    Over 200 individuals dedicated to the safety of the sled dogs, the participants and our spectators.

  • Our Spectators

    Winter sports enthusiasts from all over the U.S. and Canada come out to enjoy our race whether it’s 35 above or 35 below.