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Contest for Classrooms: Make Decorations for Musher Banquet

The Iditarod takes place because thousands of volunteers play major roles in every aspect of the race and the events that surround it and your students can join the volunteer team as an “Official Classroom”   Enter the Table Centerpiece Contest!  Selected classrooms will create and send the decorations that will be featured on the …

Eye on the Trail: Telephoto Story – Legendary Musher

Who is this legendary musher?  He’s run Iditarod thirteen times.  In those thirteen races, he’s finished in the top ten eight times and has scratched only twice.  His first race was in 1992.  In his rookie run he claimed 43rd place with a time of 14 days, 4 hours and 12 minutes.  He sat out …

Musher Update: DeeDee Jonrowe to Run in the 2016 Boston Marathon April 18

Running in the Boston Marathon has been something on DeeDee Jonrowe’s bucket list.  On Monday, April 18, DeeDee will be off and running! Over the past 15 plus years, DeeDee has run many half marathons and marathons, usually running about 2 a year. In 2014, DeeDee qualified for the Boston Marathon with a time of …

Musher Banquet – City of Nome Lolly Medley Golden Harness Award – Dallas and “Reef”

Musher Banquet – Alaska Airlines Leonhard Seppala Humanitarian Award – Aliy Zirkle

Musher Banquet – Golden Clipboard Award – Nulato

Musher Banquet – Northern Air Cargo Herbie Nayokpuk Award – Ralph Johannessen

Musher Banquet – Mushers’ Choice Award – Matt Failor

Musher Banquet – Donlin Gold Sportsmanship Award – John Baker

Musher Banquet – Matson Most Improved Musher – Noah Burmeister