Kivalliq 10th Annual Pakallak Time Dog Derby
back 1997-1998 Canadian Results List
Date: April 24-26, 1998
Approx. 35 mile mass start race:
18 teams started, 16 teams finished.
Maximum ten dogs to start and five to finish.
All mushers but one used
traditional qamutik sled with fan style hitch.
About 4 miles of good trail, then about 20 miles of very soft trail, and another 10 or so of hard but rutted trail.
It was sunny, about -5 degrees C first and second day with little wind, and then 0 degrees C (32 degrees F) and cloudy and very windy the third day with blowing snow, hail, freezing rain, sleet and then rain!
We found out what its like to have your face sandblasted by hail!
|Aprroximately 35 miles - 3 Days|
|Finish Position||Driver||No. of Dogs
|1||Eric Tatty||10||Rankin Inlet NWT||7:31:00|
|2||David Oolooyook||10||Rankin Inlet NWT||7:42:13|
|3||Remi Nokkitok||9||Rankin Inlet NWT||7:57:59|
|4||Grant Beck||10||Yellowknife NWT||8:06:03|
|5||Bernard Krako||9||Rankin Inlet NWT||8:13:54|
|6||Robert Tatty||10||Rankin Inlet NWT||8:16:38|
|7||Jake Piugaatuq||10||Arviat NWT||8:39:07|
|8||Mike Kigusiutnar||9||Arviat NWT||8:39:33|
|9||Paul Pissuk||9||Rankin Inlet NWT||8:57:15|
|10||Larry Ussak||10||Rankin Inlet NWT||8:57: 27|
|11||Warren Palfrey||10||Rankin Inlet NWT||9:03:14|
|12||Andy Kowtak||9||Whale Cove NWT||9:13:16|
|13||Dyan Gray||8||Rankin Inlet NWT||9:16:11|
|14||Andrew Panigoniak||8||Arviat NWT||9:47:37|
|15||Jack Kabvitok||8||Rankin Inlet NWT||10:19:08|
|16||Barney Kalluak||8||Arviat NWT||12:46:13|
|B. Surlurayok||Arviat NWT||DNF|
|P. Kanayok||Rankin Inlet NWT||DNF|