Running With Champions: A Midlife Journey On The Open Trail is the memoir of an ordinary Alaskan fisherwoman whose journey to see the finish of the 1,049-mile Iditarod
Trail Sled Dog Race transformed her life forever.
Fairbanks, Aladca Chena Hot Springs (800-478-4681) offers 15-minute rides with a veteran Iditarod
musher for $50.
, THE LAST GREAT RACE A sled-dog race held every March in Alaska, the Iditarod
crosses rural territory and frozen ocean from Anchorage to Nome on a trail more than one thousand miles long.
Trail Sled Dog Race--or Iditarod
, as it's more commonly called--is the pinnacle of distance dog-mushing.
Members who attended the 68th Annual Educational Conference & Exhibition in Anchorage, Alaska, will recall the keynote address given by four-time Iditarod
champion Martin Buser.
Jessie Arnold, Iditarod
racer, is taking a break from training because of a bad knee when she is invited to be one of a work party restoring an old lighthouse on a tiny island in Frederick's Sound.
dog sled racer DeeDee Jonrowe will be the guest speaker at Tuesday's EIA Inspirational and Awards BreakFast.
One of the lab's pathologists, James Lanier, who just retired, has run the Iditarod
race many times and was pictured in the 2006 Sports Illustrated Year in Sports.
MATH: Calculate the combined amount of calories required by the 10 dogs in each dogsled team during the 2-day Junior Iditarod
This pictorial of the Iditarod
Trail Sled Dog Race shows participants and dogs and landscapes along the way, in order of the race route from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska.
Following in her fam's tracks, Hannah competed in her first International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race in January, the qualifying event to the Iditarod
(the mushing world's premier event.
45pm) LONDON solicitor Edward de la Billiere takes his newly aquainted wife on the adventure of a lifetime when they move to Alaska to train a team of huskies for the 1,000-mile Iditarod