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!


Click to play this Smilebox slideshow


The IditaRider auction is one of Iditarod’s major fund raisers.  Winning bidders receive an 11 mile ride with ‘their’ musher at the start of the Iditarod, March 7, in Downtown Anchorage.


It is easy to get involved in the bidding!  If you haven’t already registered to bid, visit the Auction site and register. 

Log in to the auction site. 

Click on the the musher’s name to  view the online bios.   Read about the mushers and pick your favorite.  Imagine yourself in the sled of a musher at the start of the race.  Start bidding.  Visit the site often so you can keep an eye on the bidding!


Bid!  Win!  Ride!


Bids start at $749.  Participate in the bidding action from December 1 – January 16 or if you want a ride but don’t want to be in on the bidding, you can use the buy it now option to purchase the ride.

Buy it now price: $7500


Meet the 2014 IditaRiders at this website link!

Calendar of Events for the

2015 IditaRider Program

Monday, December 1:  The 2015 Auction Opens for Bidding 

Friday, January 16: The Auction Closes 

Thursday, March 5: 

  • Musher – IditaRider Meet and Greet.  Pizza Luncheon 12:00 PM, Millennium 3rd Floor – IditaRiders are invited to meet their musher!  Great photo opportunity!  Each rider can bring one guest to this event.

  • Musher Drawing Banquet, 6:00 PM, Dena’ina Center, Downtown Anchorage

Friday, March 6:  Mandatory IditaRider Meeting:  3:00 PM, 3rd Floor Millennium 

Saturday, March 7:  Iditarod Starts at 10:00 AM  Sunday, March 8:  Iditarod Restarts 2:00 PM, Willow


*Winning bidder receives a one person sled ride at the start of the race.  Each sled that leaves the starting line will have one IditaRider.

Release forms to be signed and returned by IditaRiders

Participant Release Form

Publicity and Promotional Release