2016 Punderson Sled Dog Classic Scheduled February 27 & 28, 2016


The Punderson Sled Dog Classic is scheduled for February 27th and 28th 2016. This event is managed by the Siberian Husky Club of Greater Cleveland. If you would like to enter in the races, all of the information is below. If you have any questions, please contact the Siberian Husky Club of Greater Cleveland as currently the Friends of Punderson does not have any other information regarding the event at this time. HOWEVER WE WILL POST AN UPDATED IF THE PUNDERSON CLASSIC IS DELAYED OR CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF SNOW.


Managed by: The Siberian Husky Club of Greater Cleveland

Purse: TBD

Race Chair:  Mary Groth
Race Marshall:  Mark Broughton
Chief Timer:  To be Determined
Trail Boss:  Rob Groth

Race Classes:

  • 4 & 6 DOG OPEN CLASSES – (4 & 6 miles) (Open class constitutes any breed of dog)
  • 4 & 6 ALL REGISTER SIBERIAN CLASSES (4 & 6 miles) (The Registered Siberian Class constitutes a team composed of purebred Siberian Huskies as recognized by the AKC/CKC. Proof of breed must be available if challenged)
  • 3 DOG SPORTSMAN (3 Miles)
  • 2 DOG CLASS & SKI-JOR (1.5 miles) is open to
    ALL dogs. No prize money paid trophies only. (Trophy only for Ski-jor)
  • KID N MUTT Fun Run Limited Entries (30) – SATURDAY ONLY! $8.00/child (100 YD DASH)

Purse money will be divided by % of entries between the Open class & All Siberian Classes and will pay through 5th place. Trophies will be award to 1st – 3rd place in each class.

Jacket Awarded to First Place Driver of all Classes

ENTRY FEES: $8.00 per dog Open and Siberian; $6.00 per dog Sportsman.

Entries close at 6:00 PM on Friday Feb. 26, 2016. Late entries will be taken until 8:30 AM Sat. at 1.5 times the regular entry fee (2 dog class exception).

DRAWING: Drivers Meeting: February 27, 2016

DRIVER’S MEETING: 9:00 AM. Saturday, February 27, 2016. NO REFUNDS after numbers have been drawn, except in the case of race cancellation due to lack of snow.

RACE REQUIREMENTS: Dog Bag, Brake, & Snow Hook required. No whips or clackers!

PUNDERSON ENTRY FORM: http://www.siberiancleveland.org/PundersonEntry2016.docx
This link includes the entry form, waiver and additional details needed for the Punderson Classic. If you have any questions, please contact the Siberian Husky Club of Greater Cleveland directly (contact information below).


Mary Groth,
Race Secretary
3485 Boston Mills Road
Richfield, OH 44286

Phone: 330.659.7330
Email:  mgroth@windstream.net

E-mail entries will NOT be included in the ‘draw’ unless entry is paid in full!

PLEASE fill in one entry form for each team entered, include the waiver with your signature, and payment. (checks payable to S.H.C.G.C.)

ENTRIES CLOSE: 6:00 P.M. Friday preceding race date. Entries taken day of race until
8:30 AM. at 1.5 times the regular entry fee (2 dog class post entries exempt)

PARK ACCOMMODATIONS: Punderson State Park offers a beautiful lodge (Manor House) for overnight stays or many rustic cottages that can sleep 8-10 people. Call the lodge for rates: 440.564.9144 or Toll Free: 1.800.282.7275. Camper hookups are also available – or click one of the links at the bottom of the page below for special rates and offers from Punderson Manor or the State Park.