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On dog races and weather patterns

7 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is a 1,000-mile trek through Alaska from Anchorage to Nome. Warm weather this year meant bare trails and trucked-in snow, while intense winds scrambled the best-laid plans of musher and dog. Read mor...

Snow's a No-Show: 8 Images of the Roughest Iditarod Yet

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is the most popular sporting event in Alaska, and has long been a test of human and animal endurance. Traveling a 1,000-mile path across Arctic tundra from Willow to Nome (with a ceremonial start in Anchorage),...Show More Summary

A Thrilling Sprint to the Finish in the Iditarod

7 months agoNews : News Desk

I don’t mean to brag (much), but last year, while snowbound in the fifty-person village of Takotna, Alaska, I predicted that Mitch Seavey would win the 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race—as he did, some five days and six hundred miles...Show More Summary

2014 Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race

Dallas Seavey won the Iditarod Trail Dog Race in a dramatic finish today, rallying from third place. A storm knocked out the front-runner and Seavey finished in a record-breaking pace. The race was riddled with harsh conditions due to lack of snow leading to many injuries. Show More Summary

Iditarod: 5 Memorable Ends To The 1,000-mile Race

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, there’s always a heart-pounding Iditarod: 5 Memorable Ends To The 1,000-mile Race - -

Dallas Seavey Wins Iditarod Despite Lack Of Snow, High Winds

7 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Seavey, 27, wins the iconic dog sled race for a second time, slipping under the burled arch at Nome, the finish line for the 1,000-mile-long trail.

Dallas Seavey Wins a Crazy Iditarod

Dallas Seavey has won his second Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in a climactic finish that saw him speed past two competitors in the final 77 miles. During that span, Seavey, 26, passed Aliy Zirkle, who came in second, as well as four-time winner Jeff King. Zirkle has now come...

Iditarod Becomes Mad Dash For Nome

NOME, Alaska (AP) — The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race was turning into a mad dash on the Bering Sea Iditarod Becomes Mad Dash For Nome - -

Dallas Seavey wins his second Iditarod dog race

7 months agoNews : The Newsroom

NOME, Alaska (AP) — Dallas Seavey won his second Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race early Tuesday, taking the lead just hours before his finish.

AP PHOTOS: Teams drive toward Iditarod finish line

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Mushers and their dogs are chipping away at the 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race as volunteers and city crews prepare for the coming onslaught of dog teams and spectators at the finish line in Nome.

Iditarod: 5 things to know about standout finishes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, there's always a heart-pounding thrill at the finish line in Nome, a rollicking frontier city on Alaska's western coast.

Iditarod: 5 things to know about trail conditions

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Punishing conditions along the early part of Alaska's nearly 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have brought many mushers literally to their knees, knocking some out of the running altogether.

Veteran Alaska musher, 38, first to reach Iditarod race midpoint

JUNEAU, Alaska (Reuters) - A 38-year-old veteran Alaska musher competing to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race became the first on Wednesday to reach the halfway point on a course whose early sections have been described as among the most grueling in...

5 things to know about Iditarod's furry athletes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — One human wins the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race each year, but it's the smaller, furry athletes that do the heroes' share of the work crossing nearly 1,000 miles of merciless terrain to reach the finish line on Alaska's wind-battered coast.

Iditarod Sled Dog Race Gets Underway in Alaska

WILLOW, Alaska (AP) — A New Zealand man was the first musher en route to the town of Nome when the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race began Sunday. Curt Perano and 68 other mushers began the world’s most famous sled-dog race by crossing frozen Willow Lake about 50 miles (80 kilometers) north of Anchorage. Show More Summary

Iditarod mushers prepare for start of famous race

7 months agoNews : The Newsroom

WILLOW, Alaska (AP) — A New Zealand man will be the first musher en route to the town of Nome when the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins Sunday.

Party atmosphere marks Iditarod's ceremonial start

7 months agoNews : The Newsroom

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Hordes of dogs, mushers and their eager fans mingled Saturday at the jovial celebratory kickoff of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage.

Alaska’s famed Iditarod sled-dog race starts with ceremonial jaunt

(Reuters) - Dozens of mushers and their sled-dog teams on Saturday joined in the ceremonial start to Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race that will take contestants through nearly 1,000 miles of wilderness over the next week.

Iditarod sled dog race kicks off this weekend

7 months agoNews : The Newsroom

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across Alaska kicks off this weekend as usual, after warm winter weather nearly prompted officials to move the start hundreds of miles north to Fairbanks for the first time in a decade.

No Snow for Sled Dogs in Alaska

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 called off the Tustumena 200 sled dog race on the Kenai Peninsula on Friday. Show More Summary

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