Punderson Classic

Friends of Punderson - Punderson Classic Dog Sled Race

Don Pizmoht and his 6 dog team from the 2010 race


SHuskyClubThe Punderson Classic is a sled dog race held annually, weather permitting.  The race runs through the park’s woodland trails and surrounding area. Spectators are welcome and admittance is free.  The event is run by the Siberian Husky Club of Greater Cleveland. Check their website for the latest event information and more about sled dog racing.

Spectators are advised to dress warmly, and come prepared to walk one-half mile from the parking lot to the race viewing area at the golf course. For the convenience of spectators and participants, snacks and warm refreshments, including hot dogs and chili, are available at the golf course pro shop.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch are served at the dining room at the nearby Punderson Manor lodge and conference center.

Park visitors can enjoy additional winter fun at Punderson, including trails for cross-country skiing, a sledding hill, and outdoor skating rink.  Options for comfortable overnight stays at the park include guest rooms in the historic Punderson Manor, as well as heated two-bedroom vacation cottages.  Special rates on lodge and cottage stays are offered during the event.