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Iditarod registration opening draws 60 mushers

ANCHORAGE - Organizers of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race said 60 mushers have signed up for the...race so far.Organizers said 36 mushers signed up at Iditarod Trail Committee headquarters in Wasilla Saturday, the opening...
Juneau teen blazes Iditarod Trail to learn about snow, science

A Juneau teen-ager will be on the Iditarod trail this week, but instead of mushing, he'll be driving...frostbite, but said she knows he's in good hands. The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race committee said it's hazardous to ride...
Racers trapped on Iditarod Trail

Along the Iditarod Trail, a race was on today to reach blow. Kathi Merchant with the Iditarod Trail Invitational - a 350-mile, human-powered...invitational, in cooperation with the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, was trying to get...
Iditarod's official start could move to Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race's competitive starting point could move hundreds...ceremonial start date would remain the same.An email to the Iditarod Trail Committee from The Associated Press wasn't immediately returned...
2nd Iditarod qualifier yields to warm temperatures

ANCHORAGE - A qualifying race for Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has been canceled due to warm weather, the second mid-distance Iditarod qualifier to be called off.Race officials...
First day of Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race sign-up lures 60 mushers

...Rivers, have signed up for the 38th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Mackey, along with former champions...year, said Stan Hooley, executive director of the Iditarod Trail Committee. The 43 race veterans and 17 rookies will...
Books detail adventures along the Iditarod trail

...from Seward over a route that came to be called the Iditarod Trail, and how the modern race came about through the interest...Schultz has been an official photographer for the Iditarod Trail Committee since 1982. His images have appeared in...
Stimulus funds pay for cabins on Iditarod Trail

...already under construction along the Iditarod Trail, another is planned for this...rediscovered with the birth of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in 1973. The race has used a route it calls the Iditarod Trail ever since, but much of it is...
Iditarod Trail sheds new light on 'endurance' for bicyclist

...cyclist Pat Norwil met his match on the 1,100-mile Iditarod Trail. When Norwil jumped on his bicycle north of Anchorage...headed to Nome about a week before the start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, he thought he was physically and mentally...
Volunteer pilots keep Iditarod trail supplied

...members of the Iditarod Air Force, a group of about two dozen pilots who volunteer their time and planes to support the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which begins Saturday. Before and during the race, they will spend hundreds of hours hauling food...


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