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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


Millennium Alaskan Hotel First Musher to the Yukon Award


Isabelle Travadon 61st Musher to Nome


55 Yuka Honda 55th Musher Into Nome


Riddles with Junior Iditarod Mushers

From left to right in the photo – Libby Riddles with Marianna Mallory and Jannelle Trowbridge.  Libby is the first women to ever win Iditarod.  Marianna won the Junior Iditarod Humanitarian Award in 2015.  Jannelle Trowbridge was the highest female finisher in the 2014 and 2015 Junior Iditarod and received a fur hat each year, …