Shirilla Posts Fastest Time on Day Seven of the IPSSSDR, Maintains Overall Lead

by Sleddoggin Staff on April 7, 2011

February 6, 2009—Park City, Utah—Melanie Shirilla from Lincoln, Mont., posted the fastest time on Day Seven of the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) with a time of 3:05:49. Krista Halsnes from Steamboat Springs, Colo., came in second with a time of 3:08:21; Ken Josefsen was third with a time of 3:12:24.

In overall times, Shirilla leads with a time of 22:35:32. Wendy Davis from Lander, Wyo., is second with a time of 23:42:27, and Sam Perrino from Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, in Canada is in third with 23:53:25.

The race concludes tomorrow, Saturday, February 7, at Quinn’s Junction in Park City, Utah. Scheduled events for February 7 include “Meet the Mushers” at 10 a.m., followed by the final stage of the IPSSSDR at noon. Immediately after the IPSSSDR, Junior Mushers will participate in their own race at 2 p.m.

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. Shirilla Posts Fastest Time in Day Five of IPSSSDR, Maintains Overall Lead
  2. Shirilla Posts Fastest Time in Day Four of IPSSSDR, Taking Overall Lead
  3. Davis Posts Fastest Time in IPSSSDR Day Four & Maintains Overall Lead
  4. Youngest Musher Halsnes Posts Fastest Time in Day Six of IPSSSDR
  5. Shirilla Posts Fastest Time in Day Five of IPSSSDR & Moves into First Place Overall


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