2017 Race- A Great Race!

         38 Mushers ran the 2017 CB300. Snow fell throughout the race,  following a fall and winter season of low snow cover, making for a slightly slower and warmer race this year .

Former CB300ers 23, Rookies 15 - see list under Musher Bio.

Purse for the 2017 race was $20,000, split $7,000/$5,000/$4,000/
$2,500/$1,500 between the top five finishers:  1st Ryne Olson, 2nd Paige Drobny, 3rd Michelle Phillips’ 4th Allen Moore, 5th Cody Strathe

Additional Awards:


Sportsmanship - Ryne Olson

Vet Care(3) - Sebastien Dos Santos, Paige Drobny, and Ryne Olson

Rookie of the Year - Will Rhodes

Golden Rake(handler) - Team Petit Handlers

Copper River Native Association Ahtna T’aene Resilience - Otto Balough

Red Lantern(last finisher) - Jason Stewart

Everyone who finished the race and came to the dinner, who wasn’t in the top five finishers, received $100.

TOTAL AWARDS FOR 2017 RACE: $24,300, up from $18,950 in 2016!

       SEE YOU IN 2018 - JANUARY 13, 2018

Interested in sponsoring a mile of the 2018 race? Only $30, email your mile selection to copperbasin300@gmail.com, pay for your mile under Sponsor a Mile link

            If you’d like to volunteer for the race- send an email to our web

              site,  copperbasin300@gmail.com, or  to Bob Sloma, our Volunteer Coordinator, at

                bdsloma@gmail.com. Bob can also be reached at (907)320-0288.


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