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Inupiaq Days (April 15 – 17) in Shishmaref

Inupiaq Days (April 15 – 17) were held in Shishmaref during the April 13 – 18 Sled Dog Mushers’ Association Spring Carnival (Herbie Nayokpuk “Shismaref Cannonball” Spring Carnival).    The SDMA sponsors the dog mushing events and the basketball tournaments.  The Inupiaq Days are held at the school and consist of cultural activities such as …


Steve Watkins Reports from Nepal following Earthquake

Iditarod Veteran musher Steve Watkins is safe. For those of you who have asked, here is the accounting of the tragedy on Mt. Everest as posted by Steve on his Facebook page.  (After completing the 2015 Iditarod, Steve left Alaska and traveled to join an exhibition to climb Mt. Everest.  He was on the climb …


2016 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™ Laura Wright, Austin , Texas

Third grade educator, Laura Wright has been selected as the 2016 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™  . Laura teachers at Eanes Elementary School. She incorporates Iditarod themed lessons into all areas of her curriculum including math, art, and science, with a strong technology piece that allows students to share their learning. Laura applied to be …


Meet the 2016 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™ – Laura Wright

Laura Wright, Austin Texas has been selected as the 2016 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™. Laura is a third grade teacher at Eanes Elementary School.  Laura incorporates Iditarod themed lessons into all areas of her curriculum including math, art, and science, with a strong technology piece that allows students to share their learning. Laura was …


Home at Last! Sarabi is Back with Laura Allaway

After nearly a month on the run, Sarabi, a sled dog from Laura Allaway’s 2015 Iditarod team, has been found and reunited with the rest of the team. Laura, who was out of state and looking forward to seeing Sarabi on Tuesday, April 28th, was beyond happiness with the good news! Due to a sore …


2015 Winter Raffle Winners Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Winter Raffle.  Thank you to everyone who purchased raffle tickets.  We appreciate your support in helping to stage “The Last Great Race on Earth®”. Press Release Winter Raffle Winners 2015 2015 Winter Raffle Prizes Prize 1: 2015 Dodge Ram 4×4 Quad Cab  – Mariah Utuga, Anchorage, AK Prize …


ExxonMobil Mushers’ Choice Award

ExxonMobil Mushers’ Choice Award


The Mackey Brothers Finish 42nd and 43rd


Three Educators Vie for 2016 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™

 Although they weren’t racing a team of sled dogs during the race, Mary Lynn Roush, Laura Wright, and Lisa Wiley were ‘in the lead’ as the three Finalists for the 2016 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™.   Mary Lynn, Laura, and Lisa were team members and associates during a week long selection process that involved interviews, …


Dallas Seavey Iditarod 43 Champ