The Great Alaskan Race

In 1925’s historic great race of mercy, a group of brave mushers travel 700 miles to save the small children of Nome, Alaska from a deadly epidemic.

After overcoming personal tragedy, widowed father and champion musher Leonhard ‘Sepp’ Seppala steps up in the midst of a diphtheria outbreak in Nome, Alaska to deliver the anti-toxin to the hospital. With his own child’s life on the line, Sepp battles the impossible, accompanied by his pack of sled dogs.

View the trailer below

The cast of The Great Alaskan Race includes :

  • Brian Presley … Leonhard Seppala
  • Treat Williams Treat Williams … Dr. Welch
  • Brad Leland … Mayor Maynard
  • Henry Thomas … Thompson
  • Bruce Davison … Governor Bone
  • Will Wallace … Gunnar
  • Brea Bee … Constance
  • James Russo … Wild Bill



Brian Presley also makes his Directorial debut on the film

Henry Thomas who stars as Thompson in he movie is best known for playing the part of Elliot in ET The Extra Terrestrial.

The movie is release on October 25th 2019

You can find out more on the Great Alaskan Race Official Website

Richard Bailey

Richard Bailey, along with his wife, Faye started the Northernwolf website way back in 2003 with a view to helping other husky owners who had questions about this amazing breed of dog. The website now caters for all other sled dog breeds.

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