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  1. Seavey's record-setting race wasn't the only spectacular performance in this IditarodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Jeff King waves to fans in the finish chute Wednesday in Nome after passing 19 teams in a spectacular run from Unalakleet to Nome. With an historic Iditarod finish only a few hours old, the enormity of Mitch Seavey's accomplishment has yet to fully sink in.

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  2. Related:Iditarod dog deaths over the last decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dogs on the teams of Seth Barnes, Katherine Keith and Roger Lee collapsed on the trail. A fourth died after overheating on an airplane Iditarod chartered to fly dogs from Galena to Anchorage.

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  3. Dallas Seavey, Petit just 5 minutes apart in race down Front StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Four-time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey ran on the side of his sled as his team sped down Front Street here Tuesday. He hopped back on the sled runners kicking his foot across the snow and pushing a ski pole across the ground to help propel his seven-dog team forward in the 7-degree temperatures.

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  4. At age 57, Mitch Seavey wins Iditarod as its fastest and oldest championRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The 57-year-old musher from Sterling won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race at 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, shattering the speed record by nearly eight hours and stealing the title of fastest musher from his much-younger son, Dallas. He remains the race's oldest champion and has notched three wins in 13 years, his last in 2013 at age 53. In 7-degree temperatures Tuesday, Seavey pulled under the burled arch on Nome's Front Street with a team of 11 dogs, winning about $70,000 and a new truck.

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  5. Related:Iditarod mushers begin final push to NomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Iditarod musher Mitch Seavey prepares to leave the White Mountain checkpoint in first place during the 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. The 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is set to crown a champion Tuesday afternoon after Mitch Seavey departed White Mountain at 7:36 a.m. for the final push to Nome.

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  6. Iditarod live blog: Mitch Seavey leaves White Mountain on pace for record-breaking finishRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Mitch Seavey drives his dog team into White Mountain in first place during the 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Monday, March 13, 2017. After finishing his eight-hour mandatory rest Tuesday morning, the 57-year-old Seward musher made the charge for Nome, leaving the checkpoint at 7:36 a.m. Seavey is hours of ahead of his nearest competitor, his son and four-time champion Dallas Seavey.

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  7. Mitch Seavey poised for a 3rd Iditarod victory: 'I felt like I was going to win it for a long time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    When defending Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey and his 10 sled dogs pulled into this tiny community at 1:35 a.m Tuesday, he asked about his 57-year-old dad. He wanted to know when Mitch Seavey had arrived.

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  8. Sorry, son, that record is mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Iditarod mushers Wade Marrs and Dallas Seavey sit across from each other as Seavey assembles his footgear in the Unalakleet checkpoint during the 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The performance that Mitch Seavey has delivered in this year's Iditarod will go down as one of the greatest performances - if not the best -in the history of the race, setting a new benchmark.

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  9. Difficult or desperate Iditarod strategy may be needed to run down SeaveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Wade Marrs, once the leader of the 2017 Iditarod, is down to one option in an effort to try and run down two-time champion Mitch Seavey. Iditarod Insider caught up to Marrs Saturday night while he was resting between Huslia and Koyukuk, where he said: "Looking at Dallas's team I might be racing for second."

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  10. Despite a 27-year age divide, father and son view each other as top Iditarod challengerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dallas Seavey, left, gets a hug from his dad, Mitch Seavey, at the White Mountain checkpoint shortly before Dallas departed on Tuesday evening, March 17, 2015. Dallas Seavey was first to leave the checkpoint, followed by his dad roughly four hours later.

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  11. Mechanical woes plague first-half Iron Dog leaders as Johnson, Aklestad seize leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    The first-half leaders of the 2,000-mile Iron Dog snowmachine race encountered serious mechanical woes Thursday between White Mountain and Koyuk on the Seward Peninsula, dropping them all the way to ninth place as race turned toward the Fairbanks finish line. Nick Olstad and Todd Minnick of Wasilla left Nome at 8:02 a.m. Thursday, just a couple of ticks behind defending champions Tyler Aklestad and Tyson Johnson.

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  12. Brent Sass withdraws from 2017 Iditarod after scratching from the Yukon QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Musher Brent Sass in Bethel before the start of the Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race on Friday, Jan. 20. Musher Brent Sass has withdrawn from the 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race for "personal reasons," the Iditarod Trail Committee announced Saturday. Sass, a 37-year-old Eureka musher, contacted Iditarod staff by email Friday about his decision to withdraw from the 1,000-mile race to Nome, according to a brief statement from the committee.

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  13. Concerned about his dogs' safety, Sass scratches from Yukon QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Eureka musher Brent Sass, whose career has been plagued with a series of mishaps, absorbed another Sunday. The 37-year-old musher, running in second place behind Matt Hall, scratched from the Yukon Quest at the Central checkpoint, about 150 miles from the finish line.

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  14. Race leader Sass aims to avoid deja-vu in Yukon QuestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Anchorage Daily News

    Dave Dalton's dog Chuck sits in a dog box in Dalton's truck as the Yukon Quest reaches the halfway point in Dawson City on Wednesday. Dalton dropped Chuck from his team during the first half of the race.

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  15. Grant will help fix hundreds of Iditarod Trail markersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Anchorage Daily News

    Seventeen organizations will split some $217,000 for winter trail grooming across Alaska - with the historic Iditarod Trail among the beneficiaries, according to Alaska's Snowmobile Trail Grant Program. The town of White Mountain was awarded $10,070 to repair or replace 300 tripod markers that mark the final 77 miles between that community and Nome, where the world's premier long-distance sled-dog race ends.

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