Cody Strathe, left, smiles while talking with his wife Paige Drobny on Sunday morning before the two part at Carmacks Checkpoint. Strathe and Droby are competing against each other in the 2019 Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race. The pair own and operate Squid Acres Kennel in Ester. Feb. 3, 2019. Robin Wood/News-Miner.