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Download, Print, and Use These Maps with Students.

Map Resources for Your Classroom Iditarod Trail Map This  Iditarod Trail map, both the northern and southern route map, can be downloaded and printed out.  Maps for northern and southern routes Maps for the northern and southern trails along with trail descriptions can be found at this link. Map of Alaska or Other States. 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

Fairbanks Route (2017)   Checkpoints Distance between Checkpoints* Cumulative Distance to Nome Anchorage to Campbell Airstrip 11 11 968 Fairbanks to Nenana 60 71 908 Nenana to Manley 90 161 818 Manley to Tanana 66 227 752 Tanana to Ruby 119 346 633 Ruby to Galena 50 396 583 Galena to Huslia 82 478 501 …


Site Map

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


Meet the 2017 IditaRiders!

Our 2017 IditaRiders are ready to launch their ride of a lifetime as they take off down Fourth Avenue for the Ceremonial Start on March 4th. You can learn all about them here as you prepare to cheer them on as they hop into the sled behind a team of charging huskies! Keep checking back …


Eye on the Trail: The Stage is Set for the Jr. Iditarod

The stage is set for the 40th Jr. Iditarod. Earlier today mushers brought their dogs in for vet check. This evening they gathered for the bib draw, pizza, cake and race rule information. It will be a baker’s dozen, thirteen mushers will take to the trail on Saturday morning. In an earlier post, six of …


Eye on the Trail: Jr. Iditarod Mushers Attend Vet Check

Jr. Iditarod vet check was the happening at Iditarod Headquarters on Friday morning. The Veterinary team headed by Dr. Phil Meyers was on hand to screen the canine athletes and Race Marshal; Meredith Mapes assisted the vets and mushers with the necessary paperwork. Mushers will gather again later this evening at Iditarod Headquarters for the …


Where Do We Start? Or Restart?

Hi Boys and Girls, The start of the Iditarod is less than 2 weeks away. On Feb. 10th the Board of Directors of the Iditarod Trail Committee voted unanimously to change the restart of the Iditarod from Willow to Fairbanks. This decision was made due to poor trail conditions leading up to both Ptarmigan Pass …


Barking News Racefans!

Hello friends, It’s official!  The 2017 Iditarod will begin in Fairbanks. How does this work? On the first Saturday in March there is something called the Ceremonial Start. This takes place on 4th Avenue in downtown Anchorage.  It’s howling fun. People called “Iditariders” get to have the ride of a lifetime in sleds with dogs …


Fairbanks Start? No Worries for Teachers!

The Restart is headed to Fairbanks for only the third time in the history of the race! But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with classroom ready materials for your students! Looking for Fairbanks based math lessons? The Mathing Down the Trail Book features two lessons that feature Fairbanks.  On pages 113-119, the “Passing Time …