- Associated Press - Saturday, February 14, 2015

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) - Sled dogs and mushers will be out in force this weekend at the 86th World Championship Sled Dog Derby in the New Hampshire town Laconia.

A total of 25 teams are expected to compete in two categories of racing. WMUR-TV reports that the teams will run a six or a 15-mile loop.

The award for the winner in the top class is about $2,000.

The derby runs through Sunday.

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Information from: WMUR-TV, https://wmur.com


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