Laconia Sled Dog Derby set for competition Feb. 22-24


February 11. 2013 9:53PM






LACONIA - Cancelled last weekend over weather worries, the Laconia Sled Dog Derby has been rescheduled for Feb. 22 to 24, organizers announced.

Diane Lyman, spokesman for the race, said organizers decided late last month to postpone the race because there was no snow.

She said races can be held on ice, but enough snow is needed to allow for a snow hook, which allows a sled driver to brake. The three days of races draw anywhere from 30 to 45 teams, which come from New England, the Midwest and Canada.

For more information, visit www.lrsdc.org

Outdoors

'Free Fishing Day' will be held June 4
Example blog post alt Getting the lead out: Anglers unhappy about new law governing gear
Example blog post alt Polar Caves Park open for exploring
Example blog post alt To the joy of ATV riders, 1,000-mile Ride the Wilds trail network opens today
Example blog post alt Manchester plans $180k upgrade to Victory Park
Example blog post alt Dalton man walks out of forest after unexpected night outdoors