SIR Credit Union Adds To The New Jack Pine 30 Purse

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Ron Lauren at SIR Federal Credit Union 350January 15, 2013 - Gwinn – SIR Credit Union is pleased to report this month that the folks who organize the Jack Pine 30 sled dog race were able to gather sufficient sponsors to set up a $1,000 purse.

Sponsors for the purse include SIR Federal Credit Union, Potlatch Corp., Argonics Inc. and Superior Extrusion Corp., race officials confirmed.

The Jack Pine 30 is part of a big weekend of sled dog racing. The 2013 Jack Pine starts at Larry’s in Gwinn and ends back in Gwinn at the First Baptist Church.

There are six mushers and teams registered for the Jack Pine 30, which is a six-dog race. The sponsors are hoping to make this race even bigger with the purse money.

The Gwinn SIR location is very easy to get to right on the main hi-way.

The Gwinn SIR location is very easy to get to right on the main hi-way.

SIR CEO Ron Lauren said, “It’s gratifying that race organizers are continuing to search for ways to improve local sled dog competitions. We congratulate them and look forward to an exciting Jack Pine 30 sled dog weekend in mid February.”

Start Time: February 16, 2013, Saturday 9:30 AM

Start Location: Gwinn - Larry’s Family Foods

Finish Location: Gwinn – First Baptist Church, located on North Billings Street

8:00am – Musher Meeting The First Baptist Church will also host the musher meeting at 8:00 a.m.

9:30am – Jack Pine 30 Race begins in Gwinn at Larry’s Family Foods.

For the first time in the history of the Jack Pine 30 a $1,000 purse will be offered.

1st. Place $200
2nd. Place $180
3rd. Place $160
4th. Place $130
5th. Place $110
6th. Place $85
7th. Place $75
8th. Place $60
Total $1,000
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