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2016 Mushers Drawing Banquet

Get your tickets (while they are still available) to the 2016 Mushers Drawing Banquet. Event takes place on Thursday, March 3rd at the Dena’ina Center in Downtown Anchorage. Dress is casual. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. The program and dinner begin at 6 p.m. Tickets are $82 and tables seat 10. Please specify (see above) …


Tracking Forms! Follow the Mushers During this Race!

Following the race is exciting for students.  The race will begin in downtown Anchorage on the first Saturday of March each year..  The race will end when the last musher reaches Nome. The bib numbers for mushers will not be known until after the Musher Drawing Banquet on the Thursday night before the race start …


Real Life Math Problem Solving Using Authentic Data on Musher Dog Food & Travel Expenses

Martha Dobson, Iditarod Educational Consultant Find out what Jjay Levy supply needs cost and how much she needs to feed 15 dogs for 5 months.  Use this real life information to create math problems for your students. Ground chicken   50 lbs per block   56 blocks per pallet   $1,308 per pallet  $654 per half  pallet Ground …


Good News for Jr. Iditarod Mushers!

Good news for all junior mushers! The Jr. Iditarod Board of Directors has voted to change the entry fee structure for the race. As of today (October 20), there will be NO entry fee if entry is turned in on or before November 20. (turning in an entry means that all required paperwork is turned …


Eye on the Trail: Musher Sign-up and Volunteer Recognition Picnic

Mushers, race fans, Iditarod Staff, teachers attending summer camp, and hordes of volunteers gathered at Iditarod Headquarters on the last Saturday of June to witness the beginning of the 44th Iditarod.  Just a bit before 9:30 when signup officially opened, mushers began rolling in with cash, check or credit card in hand, toting the abundance …


Volunteer Picnic Concludes With Musher Drawing


2015 Musher Sign Ups and Volunteer Picnic

62 Mushers have currently signed up for the 2016 Iditarod Sled Dog Race.


Help Dog Mushers Affected by the Fire

You have helped raise $29,657.  Thank you so much! “The Iditarod Trail Committee is deeply saddened with the loss and tragedy which has befallen those affected by the Sockeye Fire. The Sockeye Fire area is primarily in the town of Willow, the epicenter of dog mushing here in the State of Alaska. A fund has …


ExxonMobil Mushers’ Choice Award

ExxonMobil Mushers’ Choice Award


Horizon Lines Most Improved Musher Award