Mar 03, 2012 19:20 EST
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Competition in the 40th Annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race began on Sunday with the official start of the race on a frozen lake about 80 miles north of Anchorage.
Mar 02, 2012 11:26 EST
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Sixty-six mushers and their dogs will line up on Saturday for the launch of the 40th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, an event that has grown from an obscure contest many considered a one-time lark into a world-famous, big-money sports extravaganza.
Feb 16, 2011 17:41 EST
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Feb 16 (Reuters) - A third-generation Iditarod musher from Alaska has won the less famous but more grueling Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, that retraces gold-mining routes from the Klondike era.