All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Iditarod’

Iditarod Dog Race Comes To An End

The Iditarod dog race ended on Tuesday with a close finish. Winner Dallas Seavey won by only two minutes, 22 seconds. His biggest rival, Aliy Zirkle, had been in the lead for most of the race but stopped 22 miles short of the finish line to wait out a storm. The storm put her nineteen minutes behind Seavey, and she …

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Bodies Found on Iditarod Route in Crashed Airplane

It’s no secret that the Iditarod race can be dangerous. However, dog sledders are generally more prepared for disaster than others who may find themselves stranded in the harsh conditions along the race’s route. The Associated Press is reporting that three people have been found dead along the Iditarod’s route in Alaska. The pilot, age 59, a woman, age 48, …

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Dallas Seavey Is Youngest Iditarod Winner

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is the most popular event in Alaska. It is an annual long-distance sled dog race run from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska in early March. The Iditarod began in 1973 as an event to test the best dog sled mushers and teams and has evolved into today’s highly competitive race. Mushers and a team of …

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