Daily Archives: March 2, 2014

It’s Iditarod Time Again!

It’s Iditarod Time again.  Ready for the sled dog race to beat all sled dog races?  You can read all about here by news service reports everywhere:

Iditarod Time

Iditarod mushers hit the trail for start of Alaska wilderness race

NEWS.GNOM.ES, on Sun, 02 Mar 2014 04:00:00 -0800
The nearly 1,000-mile (1,600-km) Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race commemorates a 1925 rescue mission that carried diphtheria serum by sled-dog relay to the coastal community of Nome, which remains the final destination in this 42nd edition of the event.


69 mushers, hundreds of dogs prepare for Alaska’s Iditarod

Times-Standard, on Sun, 02 Mar 2014 05:30:00 -0800
A New Zealand man will be the first musher en route to the town of Nome when the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins Sunday. Curt Perano and 68 other mushers will begin the world’s most famous sled dog race by crossing frozen Willow Lake about 50

Article Photo by:  Arthur Chapman

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