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  • proper n. The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, an annual sled dog race held in Alaska, USA.


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  • The Iditarod is a grand spectacle that continues to get better. — - Readers cast their votes, weigh in on worst jobs

  • NOME, Alaska AP John Baker crossed the finish line first Tuesday in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race to reclaim the title of Iditarod champion for an Alaska Native musher.

  • "The Iditarod is a long, grueling race," PETA wrote.

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  • Their website says it best: The Iditarod is the famous long-distance race in which yelping dogs tow a sled across Alaska.

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  • PALIN: The Iditarod is the biggie, but it's not the only mushing going on.

    CNN Transcript Sep 13, 2008

  • Officially known as the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, the event began back in 1973 as a way to commemorate the famous 1925 race against time in which dogsled teams delivered a diphtheria serum to Nome, saving dozens of lives in the process.


  • The route was named for the tiny bush town of Iditarod, which is now pretty much a ghost town.

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  • The 38th running of the Iditarod is the first time in race history in which mushers will be tested for drugs and alcohol somewhere along the trail, with disqualification among possible penalties.


  • "I think the biggest dog I've seen finish the Iditarod is a 70-pounder, and the smallest I'd say is a 35-pounder," said Stu Nelson, the chief Iditarod veterinarian since 1995 and a volunteer trail vet the previous nine years.

    Anchorage Daily News - Alaska News

  • The arrival of the Iditarod is a welcome break for residents of the remote village, reachable only by plane, snowmobile or boat.

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