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Egil Ellis wins record 9th Open North American

Two men came to mind after Egil Ellis achieved Open North American Championship immortality on Sunday — George Attla, with whom he had been tied at eight wins, and Bengt Ellis, his late father who introduced the Swede to mushing. … Continue reading

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Egil Ellis wins record-tying 8th Open North American

Egil Ellis stepped into a whole new world Sunday afternoon on a sunny Second Avenue in downtown Fairbanks. By winning the GCI Open North American Championship sled dog race for the eighth time in 11 years, the Willow musher tied … Continue reading

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Ellis wins back to back titles, claims sixth ONAC victory

Egil Ellis of Willow, AK and his team of 14 started last during a reverse order start on Sunday on the last day of the 60th annual GCI Open North American Championship. But neither the 35 mph driving winds or … Continue reading

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GCI Open North American Championship sign up opens March 3

FAIRBANKS – The Alaska Dog Mushers Association Board of Directors announced Tuesday the GCI Open North American Championship will be open for entries beginning March 3 and continuing through 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15. Entry fee for the 60th annual race will … Continue reading

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GCI announces title sponsorship of Open North American Sled Dog Race in Fairbanks

News release, 24 February 2005  For more information, contact the Alaska Dog Mushers Association, (907) 457-6874. GCI to Sponsor ONAC for the Next Three Years  FAIRBANKS—In a decision that reflects GCI’s continued commitment to premier Alaskan events, the company announced … Continue reading

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