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King leads Iditarod, 1st out of White Mountain

...Monday. He dropped one dog and left with 11.He had reached the village at 7:02 a.m., 57 minutes ahead of Aliy Zirkle.Zirkle left the checkpoint at 4 p.m. with 11 dogs on her team.King is a four-time champion and could match...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-11/king-leads-iditarod-1st-out-white-moun
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Alaska mushers in lead on Iditarod's final stretch

...as the first two mushers arrived at the second-to-last checkpoint Monday morning. They were Jeff King, 58, and Aliy Zirkle, 44, both of Alaska.King, a four-time champion, is attempting to become the race's second five-time winner...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-11/alaska-mushers-lead-iditarods-final-st
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Clam Gulch musher: Iditarod was 'frightening'

...under the arch in record-breaking time. He said the final stretch along the Norton Sound Coast where Jeff King and Aliy Zirkle stopped because of limited visibility is dangerous when the wind is howling and blowing snow.With six to eight weeks...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-16/clam-gulch-musher-iditarod-was-frighte
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Iditarod: Five things to know about standout finishes

...others. Butcher defended her team using only her ax and parka against the moose, which was shot by another musher. Aliy Zirkle, who's in second place now and was the runner-up the last two years, is hoping to become the third woman to win...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-11/iditarod-five-things-know-about-stando
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Iditarod draws mushers from around the globe

...another thousand-mile race that is run between Alaska and Canada, to be the toughest in the world.His wife, Aliy Zirkle, is competing in the Iditarod with Moore's winning dog team from the Yukon Quest. Zirkle has finished second in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-08/iditarod-draws-mushers-around-globe
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Seavey scales waterfall to win Iditarod

...winning the Iditarod in 8 days, 13 hours, 4 minutes and 19 seconds; 2 minutes and 22 seconds in front of runner-up Aliy Zirkle.Whew!Close one!If Seavey hadn't stopped to grow mushrooms in that bloated salmon carcass back in episode three...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-12/seavey-scales-waterfall-win-iditarod
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Iditarod starts in Willow

...Sled Dog Race. The conditions now are the same as they were for the start of the Quest, he said.His wife, musher Aliy Zirkle, will be using this team on the race while Moore races other dogs.Zirkle has finished second in the Iditarod the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-03/iditarod-starts-willow
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Party atmosphere marks Iditarod's ceremonial start

...of mystery no matter what, if it's warm or if it's cold, or it's windy, or if it's raining," said musher Aliy Zirkle of Two Rivers. Zirkle has finished second each of the last two races."Every single year, I have to say, I go into...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-03-02/party-atmosphere-marks-iditarods-cerem
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Mitch Seavey in Iditarod lead, Aliy Zirkle close

...checkpoint at White Mountain, 77 miles from the finish line in Nome. He checked in at 5:11 a.m. Tuesday, and Aliy Zirkle, last year's runner-up, followed him at 5:24 a.m.And now it's a waiting game.All mushers have to take...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-03-13/mitch-seavey-iditarod-lead-aliy-zirkle
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Woman who finished 2nd in 2012 takes Iditarod lead

...second in last year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race grabbed the lead in the 1,000-mile race Saturday evening.Aliy Zirkle of Two Rivers was the first musher out of the checkpoint at Kaltag, which is about 346 miles from the finish. The...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-03-09/woman-who-finished-2nd-2012-takes-idit
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