The population of Yukon was higher in 1898 than it is now. Dawson City alone reached a population of over 30,000 at the height of the Klondike gold Rush.
The Percy DeWolfe Memorial Mail Race is a 210 mile (338 km) international dog sled race, running from Dawson City, Yukon to Eagle, Alaska and return. The race follows the Yukon River along the historic mail route of legendary mail carrier Percy DeWolfe.
The race attracts world class mushers from other well known races such as the Yukon Quest and Iditarod, and is a qualifying race for both."
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