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Alaska Day: North to the Future

Hello Boys and Girls, The Iditarod offices will be closed tomorrow, Thursday October 18. In Alaska, many businesses don’t close for Columbus Day so that they can celebrate Alaska Day instead. Alaska Day is the anniversary of the formal transfer of the territory and the raising of the U.S. flag at Sitka on October 18, …


Travis Beals’ Bib SOLD! $500!

SOLD!  $500! Travis Beals, 22, was born and raised in Seward, Alaska.  Travis grew up in a mushing family. As an infant, he took his first rides in a dog sled while strapped in his car seat. He ran his first sled dog race at four years old.  Growing up, he spent a lot of …


XLI Iditarod Champion – Mitch Seavey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MITCH SEAVEY FIRST INTO NOME – IDITAROD XLI CHAMPION     Nome, Alaska – Tuesday, March 12, 2013 – IDITAROD XLI Musher Mitch Seavey (Bib # 36) of Seward, Alaska arrived into Nome, Alaska and crossed under the burled arch at 22:39 Alaska Time with 10 dogs on his team claiming his …


Mitch Seavey Wins Wells Fargo Gold Coast Award!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MITCH SEAVEY FIRST INTO UNALAKLEET – WINS WELLS FARGO GOLD COAST AWARD   Nome, Alaska – Sunday, March 10, 2013 – Mitch Seavey (Bib# 36) of Seward, Alaska arrived into Unalakleet as the leader in the 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race at 10:13 Alaska Time.  Seavey arrived into Unalakleet with 11 …


Iditarod Trail History Speaks

by Martha Dobson The Iditarod Trail is an official historic trail, running from Seward, Alaska to Nome, Alaska. When it was first used, men, and a few women, who were looking for new prospects turned to the lure of gold, disembarking a boat in Seward and beginning their trek for fortunes. 2012 is the fourth …


Musher Wears Two Bibs

By Terrie Hanke Musher, Dan Seavey, of Seward, Alaska drew bib #65 at the musher banquet prior to the 40th running of Iditarod but today he was wearing bib#100. Seavey rolled into McGrath with fourteen spirited dogs at 13:08 on Thursday afternoon. His first order of business was to bed down and feed the team. …


There Are No Words by Danny Seavey

There are no words. Iditarod 2014 Recap March 16, 2014 at 5:47pm Reposted with Danny’s permission.  I made it.  Thursday afternoon I finished my third Iditarod in 10 days 22 hours 17 minutes and 41 seconds in 35th place.  If you watched this year’s race, you’ve heard what we went through.  From the gorge and …


Danny Seavey’s Bib SOLD! $500

SOLD!  $500! Danny, 31, is married to Safia and they have two daughters, Allikz (7) and Emma (1).  This is his third Iditarod.  Danny manages the family businesses, runs the Facebook and Fantasy Iditarod programs, and lives in Seward adjacent to the family homestead. Danny and his lead dog Robin can be seen on episodes …


Mitch Seavey’s Bib

Mitch Seavey is  a two time Iditarod Champion currently racing in the top 10 of the 2014  Iditarod.  He’d  like to add a 3rd championship to his resume.  Owning his start bib provides you with the opportunity to own a piece of Iditarod and mushing history.   Mitch Seavey, 54, was born in Minnesota and …


Mike Williams, Jr.’s Bib

Michael Williams, Jr., 29, was born and raised in Alaska. Michael grew up mushing out in the remote village of Akiak.  His dogs are prime Alaskan huskies and proven Iditarod veterans. He is grateful for sponsors and his family because he knows he could not do this without their continued support and endless support of …