This photo provided by Beurmond Banville shows Gen Raymond of St. Jacques Le Mineur, Quebec, Canada heads down Main Street to begin the Irving Woodlands 250 on the 25th anniversary of the Can-Am Crown race on Saturday, March 4, 2017, in Fort Kent. The race serves as qualifier for the Iditarod across Alaska. 

FORT KENT — A Quebec musher won his eighth victory in Maine’s biggest sled dog race, the 250-mile Irving Woodlands Can-Am Crown.

Martin Massicotte finished late Sunday, completing the race in 20 hours, seven minutes and 38 seconds. He was followed by two other Quebec mushers, Andre Longchamps and Dennis Tremblay.

More than a dozen mushers started Saturday in the 25th running of the race across the wilderness of northern Maine.

All told, five of them finished before midnight Sunday. Others were still making their way to the finish Monday morning.

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