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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 …


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 …


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


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, …


Greg & Sebastian Finish Line Update – Mushers in Trouble

The weather has affected some of our mushers held back up the trail.


Meet the Mushers….

Meet your 2015 Iditarod Mushers here: http://iditarod.com/race/2015/mushers/ * *


Mushers en route to Manley Hot Springs

We arrived in Manley Hot Springs. It has been a place I long wanted to visit. Glad to be here, the temperature has dropped to about 10 below. Uploading from the trail is not that easy in those temperatures. About 7 miles out of Nenana, we passed a whole group of mushers camped out. Some …


Mushers moving through Nenana

Follow the race live with Iditarod Insider GPS Tracker and read this great update by Sebastian Schnuelle from Nenana – http://iditarod.com/musher/the-run-to-nenana/ Not an Insider? Join now and help support the Iditarod http://iditarod.com/insider-packages/