Tok Race of Champions 2010

Someone in Tok told me “there’s something happening down at the Tok Fairgrounds.” So my daughter and I ventured down there to find that the “something” was the largest and final dog mushing race of the year, the Tok Race of Champions. We had a wonderful afternoon taking photos, interviewing Dog Musher Kimberly Wells, seeing friends, and riding down the Alaska Highway toward Canada to watch the mushers from the road.

Here are just a few images. Will have the interview with Kimberly Wells of Anchorage up in a few days (audio interview).

Were you at the Tok Race of Champions this year or some year past? Share your pics!

Scenes from Tok Happenings

Thanks to folks in Tok for furnishing this blog with snapshots from recent Tok Happenings…

Pinewood Derby, photos by Joel Krise

On Saturday, March 7 Tok Assembly of God hosted a Pinewood Derby Car Race. The race was held in the Tok School multipurpose room and those that attended had a fun time watching the races and cheering for their favorite cars! A lot of work went into the measuring, carving and painting of the  miniature Derby Cars as a precise weight limit needed to be met in order to qualify. There were many styles of car designs the most memorable being a little red wagon complete with the handle, a detailed Corvette, a coffin and a shark with tail and fin! Those from the younger set were brightly painted and 2 were shining proudly covered in glitter! The adults showed their talent as well with a Hawiian themed truck and a snowflake covered car! Congratulations to all who participated and thanks to all who judged and ran the timer. A good time was had by all and we are looking forward to another race in the near future! Below are the results of the Pinewod Derby!

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About 50 folks showed up at Fast Eddy’s for the April 3 evening concert of Small Potatoes. Here are a few snapshots courtesy of Cole Johnson.

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Were you there, too? Would you like to submit photos? We’d love to share them and give you credit. Send them to the email on this blog. Thanks!