The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race is about to start. On Friday, January 30, more than 20 teams from all over the world start in Jackson, Wyoming, a 9 nine day race. The teams will cover 40-50 miles each day. The Stage Stop showcases the beauty of sled dog racing and aims to make sled dog racing more accessible to the public. In addition, it is a goal of the race to spread the word about the need for childhood immunizations and each year the race makes a contribution to communities on the race route for childhood immunizations.