The Grand Canyon Sled Dog Challenge will be held Feb. 23 at Pine Creek Trail.
The challenge is an 18-mile mid-distance run on the Pine Creek Rail Trail from Ansonia to Tiadaghton. Organizers include the Pennsylvania Sled Dog Club, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Bureau of Forestry and the Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce.
If the challenge is a go, the public is invited to meet the competitors and their dogs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Burnin’ Barrel, 5440 U.S. Route 6, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. A mushers meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. The starting order for the skijorers and teams will be announced, and competitor questions will be answered.