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  1. Anchorage fat-tire cyclist crushes record time to McGrath by Iditarod dog teamRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Competitors blaze along the historic Iditarod Trail in the 2015 Iditarod Trail Invitational human-powered ultra-distance race that began Sunday, March 1, 2015 in Knik. John Lackey of Anchorage rolled into McGrath Tuesday morning to win the first stage in 1 day, 18 hours and 32 minutes -- about four hours faster than any dog team has made the trip.

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  2. Video: Iditarod musher profilesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Ever wonder why mushers do what they do? How they endure the cold, and darkness for 1,000 miles along the Iditarod Trail? In 2014, Alaska Dispatch News created a musher profile series featuring some of the top Iditarod mushers in the state. Learn about their training methods, their dogs, and their unbridled determination.

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  3. Fat-tire cyclist crushes record time to McGrath by Iditarod dog teamRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Competitors blaze along the historic Iditarod Trail in the 2015 Iditarod Trail Invitational human-powered ultra-distance race that began Sunday, March 1, 2015 in Knik. John Lackey of Anchorage rolled into McGrath Tuesday morning to win the first stage in 1 day, 18 hours and 32 minutes -- about four hours faster than any dog team has made the trip.

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  4. Book signing with Jeff SchultzRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Join Alaska Geographic for a book signing with Iditarod photographer and author Jeff Schultz. Schultz is the official photographer for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and the author of "Chasing Dogs: My Adventures as the Official Photographer of Alaska's Iditarod."

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  5. Iditablog: Four-time champion Martin Buser pens Iditarod memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The saga of four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser is one that some race fans have followed for decades. But for the first time, the mushing legend is telling the story in his own words.

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  6. Weather woes alter Iditarod restart in Fairbanks; Anchorage ceremonial route OKRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Karen Land gets her dog team back on track near the Riverboat Discovery on the Chena River in 2003, the last time the Iditarod started in Fairbanks. Race organizers announced Monday that the Fairbanks restart -- already moved from its traditional location in Willow for only the second time in race history -- would be moved from the Chena River north of Pike's Landing to a nearby road due to warm weather and deteriorating river ice.

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  7. Invitational riders may pedal to McGrath quicker than fastest Iditarod dog teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Anchorage Daily News

    All alone high in the Alaska Range on Monday, cyclist Andrew Kulmatiski was blazing along the historic Iditarod Trail at a pace hard to believe. Veterans of the Iditarod Trail Invitational human-powered ultra-distance race put him on pace to pedal a fat bike into the Interior village of McGrath in a time faster than that of any dog team in the history of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

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  8. Fast trail awaits Iditarod Invitational competitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Anchorage Daily News

    Just to the north of Alaska's largest city, the true hard men and women of the Iditarod Trail on Sunday headed north from the old port of Knik in a race against time and weather. Out ahead of them somewhere, Bill Merchant, the organizer of the Iditarod Trail Invitational, was pushing a trail up Rainy Pass and through this year's supposedly impassable Dalzell Gorge, which is passable because almost anything in Alaska is passable for the fit, skilled and determined.

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  9. Moving into winners' circle means moving out -- way out -- for musher Brent SassRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    Brent Sass, from Eureka, Alaska, and his team make their way out of the Central checkpoint during the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race on Sunday, February 15, 2015 in Central, Alaska. If musher Brent Sass had his way, he would live completely off the grid on his remote homestead in remote Eureka .

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  10. Weight lifted when Bethel's own wins Kusko 300 -- now it's Iditarod time for KaiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Bush musher who found his calling as a teenager is coming up on his sixth Iditarod, fresh off a win in the world's best mid-distance sled dog race, the Kuskokwim 300. Pete Kaiser, 27, stands out as the first Bethel musher to win his hometown's big event in 29 years and the first Bethel-born racer ever to do so.

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  11. After 32 Iditarods, DeeDee Jonrowe still looking forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Anchorage Daily News

    One of the most popular of Iditarod racers and a longtime competitor, DeeDee Jonrowe of Willow, Alaska, is one of a small number of mushers who have been involved in the sport full time for decades and have made it their livelihood. Jonrowe, 60, is a graduate of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and has been mushing since 1979.

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  12. Call '8,000 Miles Across Alaska' an instant classic of Alaska outdoors literatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    When Tim Hewitt and Tom Jarding staggered into Nome in March of 2001 at the end of their first Iditasport Impossible race, they did so as record setters. They had walked the entire Iditarod Trail in 26 days, 20 hours and 46 minutes.

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  13. Iditarod notebook: For $99, race fans can have 'Dinner With The King'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    Four-time Iditarod champion Jeff King is gearing up for the Iditarod trail with a meal fit for a King. The Glacier Brewhouse, Orso and Make-A-Wish Alaska are partnering to host "Dinner With The King."

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  14. How can Iditarod dogs run so fast for so long? Scientists probe superdogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Anchorage Daily News

    Super-fit Iditarod dogs may be as famous as the human mushers who accompany them to the finish line in Nome - and even more accomplished. One given name is enough for these incredible dogs, but like LeBron and Magic, the most famed become household names like Granite, Maple and Zorro, lead dogs that follow in the footsteps of the legendary Balto.

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  15. Anchorage cardiologist's unlikely journey to Iditarod adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    As an Anchorage cardiologist, Mark Selland has an impressive resume: medical school, internships, cardiology fellowships. But he also has an impressive resume when it comes to outdoor escapades.

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  16. Faeos may be on brink of becoming first family of Iron Dog racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    Sled dog racing has the Seaveys and Mackeys, multi-generational Iditarod championship families in which both father and son have occupied the winner's circle. Now, the Iron Dog may be about to follow suit with the Faeos.

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  17. Jeff Lowenfels: Let this warm weather inspire you to prepare for springRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Anchorage Daily News

    I know I am not supposed to talk about the weather because of the jinx that I am. Still, when the start of the Iditarod is moved and not to the Matanuska Valley, but way north to Fairbanks, it is hard to remain silent.

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  18. Iditarod Notebook: Can Siberian huskies finish Iditarod, Quest back to back?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Musher Rob Cooke collected an unexpected red lantern for finishing last in the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race earlier this month , but now has his sights set on becoming the first Siberian husky team to finish both that race and the Iditarod in the same year. "We're never going to win Iditarod, but we can do very well," he said in a telephone interview from his home outside of Whitehorse, Yukon, on Thursday.

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  19. Last Friday event features Jon Van Zyle and his Iditarod artRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    Jon Van Zyle's Iditarod Show at features the official 2015 Iditarod poster and limited edition print available for Jon to sign plus new prints and original paintings by him.

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  20. What weather can mushers expect on new northern Iditarod route?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Anchorage Daily News

    On Feb. 10, the Iditarod Trail Committee announced the race restart will take place in Fairbanks due to poor snow conditions along much of the normal route across Alaska. Video of the Iron Dog race between the Alaska Range and the Nikolai checkpoint on the banks of the South Fork Kuskokwim River revealed a trail completely absent of snow for at least 100 miles.

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