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Iditarod Trail Winter Raffle 2020

The Iditarod Trail Raffle is a great way to support the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and gives you a chance to win big! Your raffle purchase is a donation that helps us meet the financial obligations of the Iditarod Race. Without this fundraiser and the sale of these tickets, we would not be able …

A Message to All 2020 IditaRiders

Hello IditaRiders! You will soon be headed down the trail for an 11 mile ride at the Start of the 2020 Iditarod on Saturday, March 7.  Congratulations on being a 2020 IditaRider!   First, a big thank you to all bidders who participated in this year’s auction. Your donation to the race is very important!  …

Blue Steel, a veteran dog’s love for racing

Monica Zappa, currently of Kasilof, Alaska, has been running the Iditarod since 2014, except in 2019. This year, her team will have four rookies and 10 veteran dogs running with her. She has one talented dog named Blue Steel that has been running the Iditarod trail for the past six years and the 2020 Iditarod …

Roll call on the Massicotte team

  Martin Massicotte, of St-Tite, Quebec, is a rookie to the Iditarod but a seasoned musher. As a teenager he ran sprint races and started his long-distance career in 1996 racing distances from 60 to 400 miles. Most of his races were run in Northeastern America, then in 2003 he traveled to Alaska to run …

Iditarod Teacher Conferences to be held in Chicago, IL and Colorado Springs, CO

We’re heading to the starting line and bringing Iditarod Teacher Conference events to the lower 48!   Our first two events have been announced!  Get ready, Chicago! (October 19) Get Ready, Colorado Springs! (February 8, 2020) Here we come!   *We hope to add additional conferences and will update this article when we do!  Hope to …

2019 Summer Raffle Winners Announced

Prize Winners Iditarod Trail Committee Raffle (Drawn September 2, 2019, State Fair, Palmer, AK)   Prize # Ticket # Winner Prize Donated By     1        0778 Artie Cox Coarsegald, Ca., 93614 2019 Dodge Ram 4×4 Pickup Truck, you pick color & options, or a similarly priced New Dodge, Jeep or Chrysler vehicle …

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!