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Eye on the Trail: Franklin and Bacon Make Nome

They’ve become good friends over the miles as they traveled in what looked like a little train.  They share the special bond of Iditarod.  Kim Franklin and Kristin Bacon came into Nome one behind the other like a little train and parked under the burled arch side by side.  There was a large crowd and …


Congratulations to Dr. Nelson on receiving the AVMA Meritorious Service Award.

Press Release: The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) awarded Stuart Nelson Jr., DVM, chief veterinarian of the Iditarod International Sled Dog Race, the 2015 AVMA Meritorious Service Award during the AVMA Convention Keynote Luncheon at the Boston Convention and Events Center. Congratulations, Dr. Nelson!


Ellen Halverson and DeeDee Jonrowe won their entry fee back!

Ellen and  DeeDee won their entry fee back today at the drawing at Headquarters! Congratulations Ellen and DeeDee!


Happening Now! The 2016 Iditarod Sign Up Has Begun!

Sign ups began at 9:30 on June 27. Follow the action on our Facebook page!  


The 2016 Iditarod Season Kicks Off Today, June 27!

Musher sign ups began at 9:30!  Noah Buremeister was the first to sign up.  Our picnic begins at noon.  Thanks volunteers!  We appreciate all you do!


2015 Iditarod Champion Dallas Seavey Throws the Ceremonial Pitch at the Mariners Game, June 4, 2015

2015 Iditarod Champion Dallas Seavey Throws the Ceremonial Pitch at the Mariners Game, June 4, 2015


Abbott Extinguishes Widow’s Lamp

 


Strawberries Served in Nome


Rick and Jennifer Casillo speak via SKYPE from burled arch

 


Mike Santos Arrives in Nome

Mike was greeted by his wife and their two year old, plus race officials and fans.  Mike was asked if he’d race Iditarod again.  He replied, his family was on his mind when he went to sleep…  and when he drove the dog team, he was always thinking about what he’d do different next year.