Become an Insider – March 4, 2013 6:15 pm
The 2015 race participants gathered in the Millennium Hotel Thursday for the annual toast and group picture. Millennium Hotel General Manager Carol Fraser gives the toast while Jeff Schultz takes the picture.
Carol Fraser, general manager of Millennium Alaskan Hotel, surprised Race Director Marc Nordman by wishing him a belated birthday Thursday. Fraser and all the 2015 competitors then serenaded Nordman with a version of Happy Birthday.
All of this year’s drivers met Thursday at the Millennium Hotel for the annual mandatory musher’s meeting.
Former Iditarod champion John Baker and his family, friends and sponsors gathered at the Millennium Hotel Wednesday night for their annual pre-race celebration.
Two-Time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey took time out of his schedule Wednesday to meet up with the Air Force Reserve’s 477th Fighter Group. Seavey took a tour of the facility and got up close and personal with an F-22 Raptor.