In an effort to bring you even closer to the Iditarod, we are introducing a new Video Chat series to our loyal Race Fans. Fans will have the opportunity to chat live and ask questions as well as watch the live stream. This page will keep you informed about upcoming Video Chats as well as a listing of past events where you’ll be able to watch the event anywhere, anytime. We hope you enjoy this new offering. It’s almost Race Time!

Scheduled Events

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Past Events

Aliy Zirkle

Live Chat with Aliy Zirkle (Feb. 17, 2013)

Aliy Zirkle, 43, was born in New Hampshire. She spent her childhood in New Hampshire, Puerto Rico, and Missouri. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Biology and came to Alaska in 1990, where she lived in a wall tent on the Alaskan Peninsula and worked for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. more…





Greg Heister & Bruce Lee (Feb. 13, 2013)

Bruce Lee After graduating from Michigan State University, Bruce Lee headed north to Alaska to work at Denali National Park and made it his home. Getting his first sled dogs there to explore Alaska in the winters he developed his skills of wilderness travel and dog care that he would later put to use racing sled dogs around the country. For five years Bruce  lived above the Arctic Circle in the Western Brooks Range of Alaska furthering his skills living a subsistence lifestyle and traveling Alaska by dog team…
Greg Heister For two decades, Greg Heister has communicated his passion for “The Last Great Race” on Television. Four years ago Greg rekindled that passion with the Iditarod Trail Committee in an effort to reach out to the millions of people who watch the Iditarod on broadband. Today, Greg heads up one of the most talented teams in the field of outdoor television delivering high definition video on a daily basis through the Iditarod Insider.