Race Information




Race to the Sky Schedule of Events – February 10-14, 2017

Friday, Feb. 10, Helena

 8:30-11:00 a.m.         School Visits for 300 Mile Mushers

11:00-1:00 p.m.          Vet Check, YMCA, 1200 N. Last Chance Gulch, for 300 mile teams only

5:30 p.m.                     Camp Rimini Commemorative Run, near Helena

Saturday, Feb. 11, Hi-Country Snack Foods, Lincoln

11:30-1:00 p.m.         100 Mile Vet Check, Jr. and Adult

2:00 p.m.                    Start of 300 Mile/100 Mile Junior/100 Mile Adult Sled Dog Races

Saturday, Feb. 11, White Tail Ranch Checkpoint, Ovando

Sunday-Monday, Feb. 12-13, Seeley Lake Community Center, Seeley Lake

5:30 a.m.-noon           100 Mile teams cross the finish line at Morrell Creek Trailhead or SL Community Center

6:00 a.m.                     300 Mile teams into Seeley Lake Community Center

Afternoon                   100 Mile Awards, after all mushers finish, Seeley Lake Community Center

Monday, Feb. 12-13, Owl Creek Wilderness, Seeley Lake Checkpoint

Monday-Tuesday, Feb. 13-14, Finish at Hi-Country Snack Foodfinal cut-off 3:00 p.m. Tuesday

5:00 p.m.                     300 Mile finish (from Monday on)

Tuesday, Feb. 16, Helena

6:00-8:00 p.m.           300 Mile Awards Dinner, $5 per person, kids free

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Directions to Checkpoints/Events

VET CHECK for 300 MILE RACE, YMCA SOCCER FIELDS, 1200 N.Last Chance Gulch, Helena

COMMEMORATIVE START, HELENA TO HISTORIC CAMP RIMINI, Follow Highway 12 (Helena side of McDonald Pass). At the bottom of McDonald Pass, turn left on Rimini Road and follow Rimini Road past Moose Creek Campground on the right. Watch for the snowmobile parking area (right side of the road), park on right side of the road.

OFFICIAL START, HI-COUNTRY SNACK FOODS, LINCOLN, Follow Highway 12 past Elliston and Avon. Turn right (north) at Highway 141 just beyond Avon, cross the railroad tracks, and follow Hwy. 141 for 34 miles to the end of the Helmville Road. At the stop sign intersecting Highway 141 and Highway 200, turn right (east) toward Lincoln and travel another 16 miles farther. Hi-Country Snack Foods is on the left side of the road when going toward Lincoln from the Helmville Road. Watch for signs–race starts and finishes are right under the beautiful archway.

CHECKPOINTS,HI-COUNTRY SNACK FOODS TO WHITETAIL RANCH, OVANDO, From Lincoln, follow Hwy. 200 west toward Ovando. Turn right off Highway 200 at mile marker 53 (Dry Creek Road). Follow Dry Creek to White Tail Ranch which is about 7 1/2 miles on a plowed dirt road.

CHECKPOINTS & FINISH OF 100, WHITETAIL RANCH TO SEELEY LAKE COMMUNITY CENTER, Follow Dry Creek to Hwy. 200, turn right and head toward Clearwater Junction/Seeley Lake. Turn right onto Hwy. 83 at the big steer (literally) which is Clearwater Junction or mile marker 32. Follow Hwy. 83 North through Seeley Lake. The Community Center is on the right side of the road just north of town (big brown building).


300 MILE AWARDS CEREMONY, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 512 Logan Street, Helena.


For updated information, go to www.racetothesky.org

You can view the GPX files by using Google Earth.  If you do not have, you can go and download at  http://www.google.com/earth/index.html Once in Google, Click on File, then Open, Navigate to where you saved it. You will need to change the type that it is looking to GPS so it sees the files.

GPX Files
Camp Creek – Sunday MT
Cottonwood Lakes – Seeley Jct
Lincoln 300
Lincoln Whitetail
Lincoln Wilderness
Monture – Cottonwood Lakes
Moose Creek – Elk Park
Owl Creek – Wilderness
Seeley Jct – Seeley
Seeley Jct – Switchback
Seeley – White Tail
Seeley Wilderness
Sunday MT – Owl Creek
Switchback – Camp Creek
White Tail – Lincoln
White Tail – Seeley
Wilderness – Lincoln
Wilderness – Seeley
Lincoln-White Tail page 1
Lincoln-White Tail page 1a
Lincoln-White Tail page 2
Lincoln-White Tail page 3
Lincoln-White Tail Stage
Seeley-Lincoln page 1
Seeley-Lincoln page 2
Seeley-Lincoln page 2
Seeley-Lincoln page 3
Seeley-Lincoln page 4
Seeley-Lincoln page 5
Seeley-Lincoln page 6
Seeley-Lincoln page 7
Seeley-Lincoln page 8
Seeley-Lincoln page 9
Seeley-Lincoln page 10
North Plain