TIPS AND HINTS FOR ROOKIES
A rookie meeting will be arranged before the race. Before this takes place you can read some advice about what you, as a rookie should take into consideration upon preparation.
Our hope and aim is for most of the mushers to complete the race in a good and responsible way. This is what you as a musher deserve – as do your close ones, not to mention the dogs – who at every training have worked hard to succeed.
What should you focus on the last few weeks prior to the race?
Accumulate energy surplus for yourself and make sure you get enough sleep. Try to stay fit; investing in your own health (also mental) is a benefit. Think of yourself as much as of the dogs during the final days before the race. You are the one who decides whether you get to complete or not.
It may be good to decide your level of ambitions prior to the race:
Good luck with your race preparations!