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Record number enters Iditarod

...they may enter next year's 1,100-mile sled-dog marathon from Anchorage to Nome, according to race director Joanne Potts. The deadline for entries is Tuesday. ``My guess is that we're going to peak at 90,'' Iditarod Executive Director...

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Local
Record falls as 100-plus teams enter Iditarod

...The official number was 107, but one applicant has withdrawn. "We've never seen these kind of numbers," said Joanne Potts, Iditarod race director. "We've never hit 100 before, so this is very exciting." Potts said 97 mushers signed...

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Sports
Iditarod restart may be moved up to Fairbanks

...to work out logistics. Race officials were mum about their plans. "I really can't say anything," race director Joanne Potts said Saturday night. "The board will make a decision Tuesday and then an announcement." The timing is crucial because...

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Sports
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...half-dozen rookies who are signed up to run the Iditarod in early March are not yet qualified, said race director Joanne Potts. Eighty-two mushers are entered and 29 are rookies. Race rules require rookies to have completed a 200-mile qualifier...

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Paraplegic musher aims for Iditarod

...60-mile run then two, 250-mile races. Suriano hopes to be ready for the 2005 Iditarod. Iditarod Race Director Joanne Potts said there has never been a musher of this extreme disability in the race (George Attla, who ran the Iditarod in the...

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Sports
Neighbors Briefs

...the winners' arch in Nome. Thirty-four veterinarians are attending the race dogs this year, said race director Joanne Potts. They include one from Spain and one from Australia, she said. Wolfe has received specialized training in sled dog...

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Neighbors
Too little snow and running water cancels Klondike 300

...half-dozen rookies who are signed up to run the Iditarod in early March are not yet qualified, said race director Joanne Potts. Eighty-two mushers are entered and 29 are rookies. Race rules require rookies to have completed a 200-mile qualifier...

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Sports
Musher postpones Iditarod dream to serve in Alaska Air National Guard

...refund. "We've never had anybody who had to withdraw from the race because of the military," said race director Joanne Potts. Word of Matray's deployment spread quickly through the Two Rivers dog community. "I've had calls from two other...

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News
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Defending champ, other winners, in Iditarod 1/15/98

...in nine days, two hours; and five-time winner Rick Swenson, whose most recent victory was 1991. Race director Joanne Potts said Wednesday that the field size as well as the number of rookies is about on par with years past. And she said...

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Juneau Empire Online Archive Inside: Iditarod's top dog returns 3/1/98

...love the outdoors, and volunteers along the trail who love the event enough to keep it going.'' Race Director Joanne Potts counts Swenson among them. She said despite his tendency to be undiplomatic, he is an integral part of the Iditarod...

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