The annual 'Can-Am Crown' dog sled race will be held this Saturday in northern Maine. The 250-mile dog sled race serves as a qualifying race for the Iditarod in Alaska. It will certainly feel like they are in Alaska this weekend!The race will start on Saturday in downtown Fort Kent and will go to Allagash and then loop back to Fort Kent.

The winner of the race is expected to cross the finish line late Sunday or early Monday. Winners of the 250-mile race, along with shorter 30 and 60-mile races, will share in $40,000.