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Local resident takes eighth at Brainerd race

Johnn Molburg, a resident of Tyrone, recently took eighth place in the Adult Rig eight-dog speed class at the East Meets West Dryland Challenge Rig race on November 19.
Molburg finished the seven mile course with a total time of 00:40.34.
The event was produced by the International Sled Dog Racing Association.
The East Meets West Dryland Challenge was sanctioned by the International Sled Dog Racing Association and counts toward the International Championship series for Sled Dog Racing.
To learn more about this event, or sled dog racing in general, individuals can visit www.isdra.org.
According to his profile with the International Sled Dog Racing Association, Molburg has been racing sled dogs since 1957. He has received many national and international awards and medals throughout his career.
Molburg is sponsored by Arctic Star Sled Dog Company.
The ISDRA was formed in 1966 by Canadian and American mushers to organize and unify the sport of sled dog racing. Today, ISDRA annually represents over 100 days of sled dog racing and thousands of individual race performances. Competitions are held for adult and junior divisions and team sizes range from unlimited to one-dog. Racing action begins in mid-October and ends in late March with multiple ISDRA sanctioned events occurring on any given weekend during January and February. Annual membership averages 850 with 55 to 75 sanctioned events.
For more information, visit www.isdra.org.