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Arduous Iditarod demands mushers' tactics, tricks

...by another musher with impressive Iditarod credentials - four-time champion Lance Mackey. He pulled into the Finger Lake checkpoint on Sunday night, also spending just a couple minutes resting before heading out again.For defending champion...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-03-05/arduous-iditarod-demands-mushers-tacti
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the top of Rainy Pass, Stamstad said, he pushed his bike through unrideable snow for 60- or 70 miles from the Finger Lake checkpoint on the south side of the Alaska Range. ``The Iditarod Trail is a crazy place,'' he told the Anchorage Daily...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030300/Spo_extreme.shtml
Swingley out of Iditarod

...was asked how his race was going this year, he said "poorly," while packing up his gear to pull out of the Finger Lake checkpoint, one checkpoint before Rainy Pass and about 200 miles into the race. He rested his team 3 1/2 hours. "I'm...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030607/spo_20070306001.shtml
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And they're off! Iditarod teams set off for Nome

...as he led the first pack of mushers through the Finger Lake checkpoint on their way to Rainy Pass, the highest elevation...third at 7:57 a.m. Other mushers to leave the Finger Lake checkpoint this morning were three-time champion Jeff King...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030402/spo_iditarod.shtml
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Rescuers find biker lost in endurance race

...best I could be doing," he told the Anchorage Daily News. Kellner was last seen by another competitor near the Finger Lake checkpoint about 130 miles into the race. Exhausted after 40 hours of pushing through deep snow with little sleep, he went...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030909/sta_407044064.shtml
Stamstad wins fourth Iditasport Extreme

...the top of Rainy Pass, Stamstad said, he pushed his bike through unrideable snow for 60- or 70 miles from the Finger Lake checkpoint on the south side of the Alaska Range. ``The Iditarod Trail is a crazy place,'' he told the Anchorage Daily...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030300/Spo_extreme.html
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Nosko drops out after team hit by speeding snowmachiner

...according to Caroline Griffitts, a trail veterinarian. Nosko was forced to scratch Tuesday after he pulled into the Finger Lake checkpoint. "He didn't have his leaders and that's why he scratched," Griffitts said. Troopers are investigating...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030701/Spo_IditarodNosko.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...according to Caroline Griffitts, a trail veterinarian. Nosko was forced to scratch Tuesday after he pulled into the Finger Lake checkpoint. "He didn't have his leaders and that's why he scratched," Griffitts said. Troopers are investigating...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030701/Spo_IditarodNosko.shtml
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Race begins in earnest from Willow 3/9/98

...Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race entered its second full day today. Linwood Fiedler of Willow was first out of the Finger Lake checkpoint. He logged out at 3:37 a.m. (AST) for the 30-mile run to Rainy Pass Lodge. Hans Gatt of Atlin...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030998/race.html
Oregon doctor chases dream

...m. Monday in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Bicknell, 62, and her crew of 14 dogs checked out of the Finger Lake checkpoint at 6:30 p.m. Monday after a six-hour rest. Up next for Bicknell will be a 48-mile trek to the Rohn checkpoint...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030408/spo_253599882.shtml

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