- January 26, 2019

Forney Takes Exhibition Race

by Jackson Hole Radio News

The Pedigree® Stage Stop Race, now in its 24th year, commenced its 2019 event starting on Town Square in downtown Jackson, Wyoming Friday night, January 25, 2019.

Pedigree® Stage Stop Race Director, Dan Carter, announced the winners of the exhibition race in Jackson, Wyoming tonight.

Out of an impressive field of 25 competitors, Austin Forney placed first in the first event with an elapsed time of 7:57 followed by Érick Laforce in second place with 7:59 and Katherine Scheck took third place with 8:10.

Alix Crittenden placed fourth followed by Tim Theissen in fifth. Dennis LaBoda, Greta Thurston, Justin Fortier, and Alexandra Rochat and placed sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth places respectively. Bruce Magnusson placed tenth, Laura Daugereau eleventh, Lina Streeper twelfth; Tommy Bird and JR Anderson tied for 13th place followed by Linda Pierce, Fernando Ramirez, Jeff Conn and Emilie Entrikin in 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th places respectively. Richard Beck 18th, Allan Berge 19th, Chris Adkins 20th, Anny Malo 21st, Dave Torgerson 22nd, Dan Phillips 23rd, and Rachel Courtney 24th.


From Jackson, we travel to Alpine, Wyoming with the following schedule:

Stage 1 — Saturday, January 26th — Alpine, Wyoming.

9:00 AM RACE STARTS at Greys River Trail Head Parking Lot. Warming Tent at Greys River Trail Head will serve food and refreshments.


January 26th — Pinedale, Wyoming.
6:00 PM. Meet the Mushers Dinner at the Sublette County Library, South Tyler. Sublette County Library. Event & meal sponsored by Wyoming Community Foundation, Pinedale Travel, Tourism Commission and local business.


Stage 2 —January 27th — Pinedale, Wyoming.
9:00 AM RACE STARTS at the Upper Green River Trailhead, Cora at the end of Hwy 352. Kendall Valley Lodge serves Breakfast & Lunch Specials; west of Upper Green Parking Lot.


Saturday January 27th— Kemmerer, Wyoming.
6:00 PM   Fundraiser Dinner and Program at South Lincoln Training & Event Center.

Stage 3 —January 28th — Kemmerer, Wyoming.
9:00 AM  RACE STARTS at the end of the Hams Fork Road, Hams Fork Trail Head. Meet and Greet at the Town Triangle after the race for one hour.


Sunday January 28th — Marbleton, Wyoming.
6:00 PM  Meet the Mushers Dinner Marbleton Senior Center, 429 East 1st Street, Marbleton.

Stage 4 —January 29th — Big Piney/Marbleton.
9:00 AM  RACE STARTS at Middle Piney parking lot off road 350, 20 miles from Big Piney.


Tuesday January 29th — Lander, Wyoming.
5:30 — 6:30 PM  Meet the Teams on Main Street in downtown Lander. Lander Bake Shop will host the 2018 Pedigree Stage Stop Movie.

Stage 5 — January 30th — Lander, Wyoming.
9:00 AM  RACE STARTS Louis Lake parking lot, top of South Pass, Hwy 28.


Stage 6 —February 1st — Driggs, Idaho.
9:00 AM   RACE STARTS at Kay Dairy Trail Head, 8.5 miles from Hwy 33 on 4000 N.
Parking at the Start/Finish is limited. Please plan to carpool. There is no free shuttle this year, however individuals needing transportation may contact TRPTA at 208-529-1489 to book a ride at least 24hrs in advance.

Community Meet & Greet 2:00 – 3:00 pm in town 60 S Main St & overflow at 300 S Main St (east and west sides of Community Center)


Stage 7 —February 2nd — Teton County, Wyoming
9:00 AM  RACE STARTS  Lower Slide Lake Trailhead.

Media Contact:
 Roger Carpenter  |  Race Media Director at 307-343-6130 or media@wyomingstagestop.org
Race Contact: Assistant Race Director, Dianna Lehn at secretary@wyomingstagestop.org.
Website: www.wyomingstagestop.org   Facebook: facebook.com/PedigreeStageStopRace

PEDIGREE® and EUKANUBA Media Support:
Liz Adkins  |  Senior Manager, Brand Communications  |  Corporate Affairs, Mars Pet Nutrition
615-739-4499 or Liz.Adkins@effem.com


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