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.
While the Iditarod believes the future does not belong to the fainthearted, we take the health and well-being of our racers, volunteers, staff, and spectators very seriously. After consulting with our stakeholders and in consultation with the Municipality of Anchorage, we decided to cancel our traditional ceremonial start in Anchorage due to the COVID-19 concerns of a large gathering. […]
With 53 cash prizes to give away, totaling $179,000, this is sure to be our most popular raffle yet! Grand Prize of $100k cash, 3 prizes of $10k cash, and 49 prizes of $1k cash. Ticket price: $100 Tickets available: 5,000 tickets total Drawing: Monday, May 31 at 5 p.m. on Facebook Live To purchase, […]