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Millennium Alaskan Hotel First Musher to the Yukon AwardMarch 8, 2013 4:15 am

The First to the Yukon Award goes to Martin Buser and that includes a 5-course meal and $3500 in cold hard cash.  The prize and the meal are provided by the Millenium Alaskan Hotel, Official Race Headquarters.

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Iditarod Live March 6 Replay with Iditarod Web Support Team


IditaRiders! Get Ready for Your Ride!

Hello IditaRiders! You will soon be headed down the trail for an 11 mile ride at the Start of the 2015 Iditarod!  Get Ready for your ride!   Download, Print, Sign and Return Two Forms:   Participant Release Form  and Publicity and Promotional Release  Scan and email to us or fax to 1-646-568-7784.  Attention Diane Johnson …

Kusko 300 Champion – Pete Kaiser Featured - Sebastian Schnuelle

The 3rd main mid distance race for the 2015 winter happened this weekend in Bethel Alaska. The Kusko 300 attracts many of the best teams of the distance mushing scene.  With the Kusko not being on the road system, it is neither easy nor cheap to get there. Now add to that one of the …

Second Iditarod Qualifier in Alaska – Copper Basin 300 Featured - Sebastian Schnuelle

Better late than never. Sorry for not being very timely with the report from the Copper Basin 300. I am not entirely sure how I managed to do it, but right after the race I came down pretty hard with a stomach bug and was out of commission for a bit. Nope, I did not …

Gin Gin 200, First Iditarod Qualifier of the season Featured - Sebastian Schnuelle

Long time no hear. Hello from the Armchair Musher. I am back on the runners…. and in the armchair too. While much of the continental US has seen low temperatures, Alaska has once again seen a relatively mild winter. Specially the ” Valley ” Mushers around Knik- Wasilla- Willow have been hard hit. Talking to …

A Message to Our Alaska Friends

Now that January is here, you can apply for your Alaska Permanent Fund Dividend AND make a gift to your favorite non-profit organization, The Iditarod Trail Committee®, through Pick. Click. Give!  Your donation through Pick. Click. Give. is a simple and secure way to support “The Last Great Race on Earth®” To donate, apply for your PFD, and …

Iditarod at Your Fingertips

While you’re tapping your computer keys, exploring the Iditarod website with your fingertips, click on the Education tab to visit the Education Portal.You’ll find sleds full of lessons, books, and activities for your students. Click here to get started.

Skwentna Darlings

There is something about the Iditarod that gets under your skin.  That makes you want to return again and again to watch.  That makes you yearn to be included. Just ask Todd Sliver.  Todd and his brother Scott are currently making plans from their home in Tacoma, Washington to return for their twenty-second year of …

There’s a Sled Ride Waiting for You! Just Bid! Win! Ride!

  You will be headed down the trail for an 11 mile ride at the start of the 2015 Iditarod!  Bidding runs from December 1, 2014 – January 16, 2015 Winning Bidders will… Attend the Pizza Luncheon for mushers and IditaRiders on Thursday, March 5, at noon. Receive free tickets to speaker event held at …

Teachers, Check This Website!

Martha Dobson, Iditarod Educational Consultant Educators, now is the time to start thinking about Iditarod in your classroom, if you haven’t already started down that trail. The Iditarod Teacher on the Trail website is the starting line for you. Erin Montgomery, the 2015 Iditarod Teacher on the Trail™, posts lessons, trivia, and race checkpoint information …

IditaRider Auction Opens December 1. Bid! Win! Ride!

  The IditaRider Auction  December 1 – January 16 Get ready to Bid! Win! Ride!  But first…  take a look at images from the ceremonial start of the 2014 Iditarod.   Now, imagine the start of the 2015 race.  YOU can be in the seat of the musher’s sled!  Just – Bid! Win! Ride!     …