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Download, Print, and Use These Maps with Students.

When looking for maps of Alaska or of the Iditarod Trail, we have resources for you to use with your students! Iditarod Trail Map:  From Iditarod’s website This  Iditarod Trail map, both the northern and southern route map, can be downloaded and printed out.  Map of Alaska: (Or a map of your own state) Choose …


Huslia Resident Explains Iditarod Imapct

Long-time Huslia resident, James Henry, spoke with the Insider crews about the wide ranging positive impact Iditarod 43 will have on his home town.


Race Map

  Northern Route  (Even Years)     Checkpoints Distance between Checkpoints* Distance from Anchorage Distance to Nome Total Distance 975 Anchorage to Campbell Airstrip  11  11 964 Willow to Yentna Station 42 53 922 Yentna Station to Skwentna 30 83 892 Skwentna to Finger Lake 40 123 852 Finger Lake to Rainy Pass 30 153 …


Site Map

Below is a list of all pages found on the Iditarod website.


IditaRiders! Get Ready for Your Ride!

Hello IditaRiders! You will soon be headed down the trail for an 11 mile ride at the Start of the 2016 Iditarod!  Get Ready for your ride!   Congratulations to the bidders and welcome to the 2016 IditaRider Adventure!   IditaRider Coordinator, Kerry Quade, will be coordinating your ride and week’s events.  Please watch for email …


Algebra, Computation/Calculation, Economics, Graphs, Charts, Data Collection and More!

Applicable at Elementary and Secondary levels with adaptations. Choose unique and engaging math lessons that help build basic math skills and encourage students to think mathematically.  The lessons are aligned to the standards.  We’ve got something for every grade level!   (This section of the site is under construction.  We are in the process of …


Themes for Litters and Classes

Teachers are learning their new students’ names now. I bet many of them have a game or trick to learning all those names–seating students alphabetically, using a seating chart, playing a game of repeat everyone’s name in the class with the teacher going last repeating all the names. Mushers have a way to keep up …


Bulletin Board Ideas

Creating a classroom environment that is conducive to learning is essential for any teacher to accomplish. Creating a classroom environment that engages the learner and builds an atmosphere that enhances the learning process helps students be successful in school. Every educator knows that the environment created by the teacher can facilitate the learning process.  Using …


Creating an Enriched Iditarod Classroom Environment

Iditarod is an incredible teaching tool that teachers incorporate into all content areas of teaching. A teacher knows that creating bulletin boards that teach and display areas that spark the imagination and interest of students is essential to setting the stage for learning.  The environment a teacher creates can make or break the lessons taught …


Computation and Daily Math Challenge! The Annual Idita-math Competition By Jared Cochran, Geared for 6th Grade, Can be Converted to Other Grade Levels

Annual Idita-math Competition By Jared Cochran Having 96 students,  I decided to break students up into 6 equal teams. Each team had 16 students and each team is given a team name based on one of their favorite mushers.  2009 teams were: Team Buser, a Team Mackey, a Team King, a Team Seavey, a Team Swenson, and a …