Author: Gypsy (96 posts)


Drop Bags

Hi Boys and Girls, We have been busy packing here at my house getting ready for our big move. My humans are gathering food, clothes, utensils, supplies for us furkids, and much more. They are moving us in an RV so there’s room for us, and everything we need for the trip. This is very …


Howdy

Hey Boys and Girls, Can you believe there are only 16 days left until the start of the Iditarod? I am so excited. I hope you are too. I will be providing a lot of information on this site just for you. I will start posting prerace happenings, fun facts, and then daily updates about …


Jeff Schultz

          Hi Boys and Girls, I am so excited.  I recently interviewed Jeff Schultz.  Jeff is the official Iditarod Photographer.  Many of the photographs shown on the Iditarod website were taken by Jeff.  He has been the official photographer since 1982.  That’s 31 years!  What an accomplishment and what a great …


Drop Bags

Hi Boys and Girls,  Have you ever packed for trip?  I’ve watched my humans take out a suitcase and pack it with everything they think they are going to need. They pack clothes, shoes, hairbrush, toothbrush etc.  It’s fun to watch them try to figure out how everything is going to fit into that suitcase! …


Finalists for 2014 Teacher on the Trail ™

Hello Boys and Girls, Can you believe that the Iditarod starts in less than a month.  Wow, I can’t wait!  Did you know that there are 3 teachers who can’t wait either.  They are this years Teacher on the Trail ™  finalists. One of them will become the 2014 Teacher on the TraiI™   I was …


Writing To Your Musher

Hi Boys and Girls,   Many of you are busy writing the musher you followed in the race. I know you are really excited about that and many of you are hoping for a return letter and maybe even some goodies. Since the request for musher addresses has increased during the past week, I thought …


Daily Update- 3/19/2012 The Last Mushers have arrived in Nome.

Hi Boys and Girls,   The last two teams crossed the finish line today in Nome.  Iditarod 40 is officially completed. It was a great race this year. I hope you enjoyed it. I sure did.   Bob Chlupach finished the race at 2:55:10 this morning.  He finished in 14 days, 11 hours, and 55 …


Daily Update- 3/19/2012 The Awards Banquet

Posted by Gypsy in Race Coverage Date: March 19, 2012 12:26 am Hi Boys and Girls, All but two mushers are in. Jan Steves and Bob Chlupach should be in early this morning. Last night was the awards banquet in Nome.  It was held at the Nome Recreation Center. The banquet is to congratulate all …


Daily Update- 3/18/2012

Hi Boys and Girls, Well, 2 teams are still out on the trail.  The banquet is tonight.  Soon Iditarod 40 will be at an end.  I hope you have enjoyed the race this year.  BUT stay tuned to see who the Red Lantern winner will be. Now for today’s update: DATE: 3/18/2012 TIME: 10:28 FINISHERS: …


Daily Update- 3/17/2012

Hi Boys and Girls, This will be a quick evening update.  There are 3 teams still out on the trail.  Here’s hoping they will all make the banquet tomorrow night. Now for today’s update: DATE: 3/17/2012 TIME: 15:31 FINISHERS: 47. Jaimee Kinzer      12 days, 15 hours, 58 minutes 48. Matt Failor      …