Greg Heister and Bruce Lee setup the 49th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race®.
He’s been climbing the ranks and Jeff Deeter has his sights set on the top 10 in 2021. Nestled away outside of Fairbanks he and his wife KattiJo run a tour business and also train their dogs to compete in various races.Copper Basin photos courtesy of @Whitney Mclaren Photography
He’s a long-time veteran of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race and he’s also known for his work that he does with a camp called Battle Dawgs. Rick Casillo helps those devastated by the affects of war and he uses sled dogs to bring these soldiers joy and hope. And wait until they meet Athena! This …
Karyn Hendrickson is back in the race in 2021. She is one of the many that balance a full-time career and running a kennel. She talks about the Iditarod giving her focus in her life and the dogs give her a great purpose. She has also battled through physical injuries and yet keeps her dream …
Susannah Tuminelli is featured this week in the Insider 2.0 series. She is a rookie running her first Iditarod and has run dogs on tours in both Minnesota and on glaciers in Alaska. From the minute she was on the runners she knew that she found her next great passion. Born and Raised in Cape …
She’s a rookie in this years Iditarod and it’s been a long time coming for Brenda Mackey. The daughter of 1983 Champion Rick Mackey, Brenda has dreamed of running this race since she was 5! And in 2021 she’ll finally get her chance.
He’s a former cowboy from Oklahoma and now he’s a professional on the runners! Hal Hanson cut his teeth in a sprint dog kennel and now he’s been working towards a dream of finishing the Iditarod. Mitch Seavey has employed Hal the last 3 years and now it’s Hal’s time to live his dream!
He’s dreamed of winning the Iditarod since he was 4 years old and he’s getting close!
We went out on a training run with Martin at his Kennel in Big Lake, Alaska. The October morning was crisp and it was a great time to chat with this mountain of sled dog knowledge. From genetics to training and can he win again Martin is very revealing in this conversation.