There are several ways to pick up your ticket for a chance to win big. Call our toll free number, Alaska residents can buy online, stop by our Iditarod Headquarters in Wasilla, or visit our Alaska State Fair booth running Aug. 20 through Sept. 6. But don’t wait too long, these tickets will sell out! […]
The teams are all back in Deshka Landing! The last two finished just after midnight today and were trying to tie for the Red Lantern. Thank you all for your hard work on covering Iditarod 49. It’s our pleasure to work with you! Red Lantern By the snout of a lead dog nose, Victoria Hardwick […]
Anchorage, Alaska – Veteran Iditarod musher Dallas Seavey (bib #23) of Talkeetna, Alaska, crossed the finish line of the Iditarod Gold Trail Loop in Deshka Landing at 5:08 a.m. today, claiming his fifth Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race championship. Seavey is now tied with mushing legend Rick Swenson with five total championships. Seavey had 10 […]
“Hello, Central!” If you’ve been to Nome for the Iditarod finish, you’ve definitely heard the resounding voice of longtime resident and beloved Mayor Richard Beneville. We will miss his enthusiasm when the race returns to Nome for the 50th anniversary running, but we know that his spirit will be there welcoming each and every team as they cross […]
Anchorage, Alaska – Veteran musher Dallas Seavey (bib #23) of Talkeetna, Alaska, was the first musher to reach the McGrath checkpoint at 4 p.m. Tuesday with 14 dogs in harness, winning the Alaska Air Transit Spirit of Iditarod Award. Seavey was presented with the handmade prizes created by McGrath residents. Seavey received a pair of […]
The 49th Iditarod race includes 13 women and 34 men, made up of 12 rookies and 35 veterans. Four former Iditarod champions are back in the race and four countries are represented in the field. Five competing mushers have participated in 18 or more Iditarod races. View musher profiles here.