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In the Alps began international sled dog race

January 7 2008
15:31

In the French Alps started "Big Odyssey - international sled dog race," Savoie-Mont Blanc-2008. The route of this exotic race over a thousand kilometers, comprises 13 stages and runs through the French and Swiss Alps. All the participants will require great physical endurance, as the race passes through more than ten treacherous mountain passes. They drover will run with no sleds down and up the hill.
Races are held the fourth time, and enjoyed great popularity among the fans who had gathered more than a thousand. Competition will last until January 16. They involve about 300 dogs and 21 of the drover from nine countries, including three women. The prize fund of the Greater Odyssey is $ 100,000.

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