Shirilla Posts Fastest Time in Day Four of IPSSSDR, Taking Overall Lead

by Sleddoggin Staff on April 7, 2011

Jackson, WY—February 3, 2009—Melanie Shirilla from Lincoln, Mont., posted the fastest time Day Four of the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) with a time of 4:07:35. Sam Perrino from Yellowknife in Canada’s Northwest Territories was second with a time of 4:27:04. Grant Beck, also from Yellowknife, came in third with a time of 4:30:03.

In overall positions, Shirilla moves into the lead with a cumulative time of 10:10:26. Wendy Davis of Lander, Wyo., is second with a time of 10:23:56; Perrino is third with 10:43:05.

On Wednesday, teams will race from Alpine up the Greys River Trail for Day Five before continuing to Kemmerer/Diamondville, Evanston, Lyman/Mountain View, and finally Park City, Utah, for the final stage and awards ceremony on Saturday, February 7.

With its unique dog-friendly “stage stop” racing format, the IPSSSDR stops in a different community each night, allowing the host towns to show their hospitality. Festivities for mushers and spectators alike include pancake feeds, dog parades, banquets, carnivals, and snowshoe softball.

The Pedigree® brand actively supports a wide range of programs that promote responsible pet ownership and highlight the contributions dogs make to society.

Related posts:

  1. Davis Posts Fastest Time in IPSSSDR Day Four & Maintains Overall Lead
  2. Shirilla Posts Fastest Time in Day Five of IPSSSDR & Moves into First Place Overall
  3. Lander Team Posts Fastest Time in IPSSSDR Day Three & Leads Overall
  4. Davis Posts Fastest Time during IPSSSDR Day Three; Leads Overall
  5. Davis Dominates Lander Stage in IPSSSDR; Hometown Musher Posts Fastest Time


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