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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Skywatch Friday from Duluth

The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon I posted about a few days ago ended yesterday with the closest finish in the marathon's history: winner was Ryan Anderson of Ray, Minnesota and Defending champion Nathan Schroeder of Chisholm crossed the finish line just behind him.

My pics show how clear and cold the day was with a bright blue Minnesota sky.
See more beautiful skies at SkywatchFriday.

Then tune in to the YouTube Video below of both the two and four-legged finishers.

Happy Friday!




17 comments:

John S. Mead said...

Looks like a great blast of fun! Thanks for sharing!

Miss Becky said...

Hi there! I noticed in your comment left at Gwendolyn Day that you're from Minnesota. We're neighbors and I always like to say hey to my fellow Midwesterners. I really like your blog and your dog sled photo for skywatch friday. and thanks for the video too! happy SWF. and stay warm!

indicaspecies said...

Cold maybe, but such clear and blue skies! Lovely shots.

Joe Todd said...

Sure does look cold.. Here in Ohio sky has been either blue or gray.. no in between

LauraX said...

pretty awesome, thanks for sharing...I think my standard poodle would have made a good sled dog, she can really pull when she wants to go!!!

Cloudia said...

Missed ya, snow bunny :)



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Pearl Maple said...

Fun photos for Sky Watching, somehow I think the cold makes the sky just that little bit bluer and crisper. Have a great weekend.

SandyCarlson said...

Beautiful and fun!

Wanda said...

Congratulations, and what a great shot.

Eaglesbrother said...

Your sky sure was Blue..but always good to see an occasional cloud floating by.
Your skies are much like the Big Sky country of Montana.

Gabry said...

Very interesting!
I love dogs and have three Siberian Husky, I'd love to have a good marathon to untie dog with my dogs, but here where I live it makes little snow.

A greeting and happy weekend!!!

jabblog said...

Beautiful, bright and cold. What an exciting finish to the race. Thank you for the video clip.
Have a warm happy weekend :-)

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

The colder the weather, the brighter the sky--is that how it works?

TO THE SKY

Sky by day or sky by night,
You are always my delight,
For in blaze or subtle hue,
Sky, my heart belongs to you.


© 2011 by Magical Mystical Teacher

Blazing Sky

Abraham Lincoln said...

What kind of day is it for the dogs after the race is over? I mean do they get special meals or treats or anything different?

Daryl said...

Winter .. ah .. winter ...

Dhemz said...

wow! looks a like a lot of fun...thanks for sharing the video...awesome shots btw.
Check out my Skywatch Entry as well. Have followed your blog, hope you do the same. Thanks!

Gary said...

Boomer and I cheered on the racers!! Thanks for the tip about your post. Also,Boomer wanted me to remind you that there's very little carbon imprint with these guys. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.