For this year ‘s edition of the Amundsen Race we had, in addition to the usual banquet, a brief awards ceremony on Vattudalstorget in central Strömsund. Representatives from Strömsunds Municipality’s Children-, Culture and Education Committee Lena Johansson congratulated the winners in each class with gifts from Strömsunds Municipality
Winners 12 dog team: 1:st Ronny Grön och 3:rd Claes Arvidsson, 2:nd Danielle Juillaguet (not present)
Winners 8 dog team: 1:st Jimmy Pettersson och 3:rd Tormod Andersen, 2:nd plats Kristin Åsheim (not present)
At the banquet all of our Winners was congratulated with nice prizes from several of our sponsors.
Best Dog Care: 12 dog team: Claes Arvidsson, 8 dog team: Kristin Åsheim.
Best Rookie: 12 dog team: Ronny Grön, 8 dog team: Sigurd Froestad
Best Local Musher from JFSHK: 12 dog team: Claes Arvidsson, 8 dog team: Jimmy Pettersson
Best Pure Breed: 12 dog team: Pascal Rebord, 8 dog team:Trond Lereng.
Red Lantern: Walter Kunz
At the prize table was nice prizes from the following sponsors :
Amundsen Race handed out the following prize money in each class: 1:st prize 5000 SEK, 2:nd prize 3000 SEK and 3:rd prize 1000 SEK.
Many thanks to all participants, audience and sponsors for all the support and attendance at this year’s race.