Author: Iditarod_Staff (13 posts)


Announcing the 2022 Iditarod Trail Raffle Winners!

  The 2022 Iditarod Winter Raffle drawing was conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3, 2022 at the Great Alaska Sportsman’s Show and broadcast on The Iditarod Facebook Live. Fifty lucky raffle ticket holders now share approximately $180,050 in prizes, which includes one (1) $100,050 grand prize, four (4) $10,000 prizes, and forty-5 (45) $1,000 …

Statement Regarding Rule 37

    We have heard from many with regards to musher penalties imposed pursuant to Rule 37, found in the Iditarod Rule Book.   Some have expressed considerable vitriol that a musher could be punished for sheltering dogs inside. One of the foundational tenets of the Iditarod is a passionate concern for dogs and dog …

Update from The Iditarod Regarding Continued Search for Leon, Missing Sled Dog

March 28, 2022 The Iditarod is heartbroken over the disappearance of Leon, a sled dog on the race team of Sebastien Dos Santos Borges and would like to recognize the continued search efforts. Leon was returned to Ruby the evening of Saturday, March 12, 2022.  He then escaped on Sunday, March 13, around noon by …