PINEDALE – While only one leg of the Pedigree
Stage Stop Race, Anny Malo from Quebec,
Canada, finished the 34-mile stage 2 of the race
in Pinedale, Sunday, in first place. She had a total
elapsed time of 2:22:17.
She was followed closely by Érick LaForce
in second place with 2:23:14. Lina Streeper, last
year’s overall winner, placed third with 2:24:21.
Richard Beck placed fourth with 2:31:00 followed
very closely by Jeff Conn in fifth place
The shorter Eukanube Eight-Dog Classic
winners were announced Sunday evening at the
mushers’ dinner in Pinedale.
The winner of this year’s Eukanuba 8-Dog
Classic race is Maria Torgerson from Red Lodge,
Mont. Her overall time for 2 days of a total 53
miles was 3:42:58.
Awards and prize money were distributed to
these competitors following the Pinedale Stage at
the Upper Green Lake Trailhead in Cora.
The longer eight-day race will end Feb. 3 in