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Eye on the Trail – Musher Sign Up and Volunteer Picnic

Annually, the final Saturday of June marks the first chapter of the up coming Iditarod.  Mushers, volunteers, sponsors and ITC officials gather in Wasilla at Iditarod Headquarters to celebrate the service of volunteers and the first sign ups for Iditarod and the Jr. Iditarod.  The day dawned bright, clear and warm, a perfect day for …

Iditarod Trail Committee Announces New CEO

Wasilla, Alaska – The Iditarod Trail Committee is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Urbach as its new CEO. As the race organization’s CEO, Urbach will direct and oversee all operations of the Last Great Race on Earth, including business operations, human resources management, information technology, fundraising, and public relations. Urbach will work in close partnership with the Iditarod Board of …

40 mushers enter Iditarod XLVIII on Opening Day

23 mushers were on location at the Iditarod Trail Committee Headquarters in Wasilla to officially enter the 2020 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Another 17 signed up by mail, rounding out the total to 40 mushers who submitted applications on the first official entry day for the 48th running of the Iditarod. Today’s entrants include …

Summer Raffle Tickets Available! Call Now!

Call 1.800.545.6874 for your Summer Raffle Ticket! Tickets $100 each – Drawing September 2 Time is running out to get your ticket.  Do not delay, call today!

Annual Membership Meeting June 29

​The Annual Membership Meeting of the Iditarod Trail Committee (ITC) will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the Iditarod Trail Committee Headquarters, 2100 South Knik-Goose Bay Road in Wasilla. The Board of Directors and staff encourage all members to attend. The 29th is also the first day of musher sign-ups …

Winter Raffle Winners

2019 IDITAROD WINTER RAFFLE WINNERS ANNOUNCED Anchorage, Alaska – The 2019 Iditarod Winter Raffle drawing was conducted at 4:00 p.m. today at the Great Alaska Sportsman’s Show at Sullivan Arena in Anchorage. Twenty Iditarod raffle ticket holders now share in $176,000 in prizes, which includes four (4) 2018 Ram 4×4 Quad Cab pickup trucks. The …

American Kennel Club Adopts New Position Statement on Tethering

At its April meeting, the AKC Board of Directors approved a new position statement to clarify the organization’s position on tethering.  The position statement is as follows:  “The American Kennel Club recognizes that tethering is a practical and humane method for training and restraining dogs in a variety of circumstances.  Dogs should never be tethered …

Winter Raffle Ticket Information

Call 1800.545.6874 for your ticket. Tickets:  $100 each Drawing:  April 7 (4:00 PM AK) Need Not Be Present to Win 20 prizes:  16 ticket holders win $1000 cash each. 4 ticket holders will each win a 4×4 Pickup Truck from Anchorage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. (or a similarly priced Anchorage Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram vehicle) …

Eye on the Trail: Victoria Hardwick of Bethel Earns Red Lantern

The Champion and the Red Lantern of Iditarod XLVII are both from Bethel, Alaska.  They are the front cover and back cover of an incredibly interesting story book.  The adventures recorded by all of the mushers of Iditarod XLVII that are the pages between the covers could not have been imagined or predicted. One of …

Support for the red lantern

There was a good sized crowd of people to cheer in this year’s red lantern winner, Victoria Hardwick of Bethel. Three Bethel mushers finished the race this year, Peter Kaiser who won the race, Jessica Klejka who finished in 31st place, and Victoria Hardwick who finished in 39th place and won the red lantern award. …