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Iditarod leaders hit Finger Lake

...the restart at Wasilla to officially begin the 1,150-mile race to Nome. The trail goes through Knik, home of Joe Redington, Sr. who started the race in 1973 and died of cancer last June at age 82. From there it continues through muskeg and...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...AP) - Even on his deathbed, Joe Redington Sr. was thinking about his gift...AP) - Even on his deathbed, Joe Redington Sr. was thinking about his gift...AP) - Even on his deathbed, Joe Redington Sr. was thinking about his gift...

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Tribute to Iditarod founder

Vi Redington, widow of Joe Redington Sr., stands next to the life-size, bronze memorial...Committee headquarters Saturday in Wasilla. The Friends of Joe Redington Sr. raised $35,000 for the statue, carved by Joan...

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Father of the Iditarod dead at 82

ANCHORAGE (AP) - Even on his deathbed, Joe Redington Sr. was thinking about his gift to Alaska and dog-mushing fans everywhere - the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. ``'You keep the...

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Mackey claims title in Knik 200

WASILLA - Lance Mackey of Kasilof won the Knik 200-Joe Redington Sr. Memorial Sled Dog Race Sunday. Mackey, who was diagnosed with cancer two years ago, arrived at the Knik Bar finish line at...

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Iditarod start list

...mushers are (by bib numbers drawn during Thursday's pre-race banquet): 1. Reserved for honorary mushers: Joe Redington Sr., John E. Schultz and Edgar Nollner. 2. Ramy Brooks, Healy. 3. John Baker, Kotzebue. 4. Michael Nosko...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The 1999 honorary mushers are Vi Redington of Knik, wife of Iditarod co-founder Joe Redington Sr. and a long-time contributor to the race, and the late George Rae of Anchorage, a well-respected maker of dog...

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Willow's Halter to pace Iditarod field

...Iditarod's honorary musher. The 1999 honorary mushers are Vi Redington of Knik, wife of Iditarod co-founder Joe Redington Sr. and a long-time contributor to the race, and the late George Rae of Anchorage, a well-respected maker of dog...

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Former champion reclaims lead in Iditarod

...Alaska's wind-pummeled coast. Others were closing in, including Ray Redinton Jr., the grandson of race co-founder Joe Redington Sr.Close behind Redington was Nome favorite Aaron Burmeister, racing toward his hometown. If he were to win the Iditarod...

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Alaska's top sports figures

...people remember he was a split-second away from another medal in the downhill combined, taking fifth place. 2. Joe Redington Sr., Knik, distance mushing: The Father of the Iditarod, by creating the event and funding it in its first year...

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