QPAWS – Beargrease 2020

Welcome to the John Beargrease webpage on iditarod.com. In partnership with QPAWS, we’re offering a livestream broadcast and GPS tracking of the John Beargrease Marathon to all free registered users and Insider subscribers. It’s free and easy to register just click here. If you’re an Insider or have registered in the past login here and come back to this page.





Established in 1980, the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon runs nearly 300 miles along the shoreline of Lake Superior starting in Duluth, Minnesota. Competitors face the extremes of northern Minnesota weather and the deceivingly rugged terrain of the trail. The “Beargrease” is a qualifier for the Iditarod.

The Beargrease series also hosts a Mid-Distance race, The Beargrease 120, which runs through the Sawtooth mountains of the North Shore of Minnesota and a recreational race, The Beargrease 40, which begins and ends on race day.

The Beargrease is part of the Qrill Pet Arctic World Series, which includes four races from around the world. All races will be available for live streaming online at Iditarod.com. Races include Beargrease in Minnesota on Jan. 26, Femundløpet in Norway Jan. 31, Volga Quest in Russia on Feb. 8, and Iditarod in Alaska on March 7.


Race Schedule

(Race hours are all Central Time)
Race Day
Sunday, January 26 at 11 a.m. 
Live Feed
Sunday, Jan. 26 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Monday, Jan. 27 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
Tuesday, Jan 28 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (or the three top finishers)
Replays of the day’s events stream during non-live hours. That’s 24 hrs of race coverage!
Learn more about Qrill Pet Arctic World Series events.
Qrill Pet Arctic World Series: qrillpaws.com
John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon: beargrease.com
Femundløpet: femundlopet.no/
Volga Quest: volgaquest.org/en
Iditarod: iditarod.com