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Iditarod 2012

My Sister Jan Steves Versus The Iditarod!

Rick Steves | Posted 05.22.2012 | Travel
Rick Steves

This morning the weather is calm and sunny, though 16 degrees below zero. I'm so relieved, as I imagine my sister is.

Musher Saves Iditarod Dog With Mouth-to-Muzzle Resuscitation

Newser.com | Posted 03.09.2012 | Weird News

Iditarod racer Scott Janssen may be his dog's best friend. Not any man would give his husky mouth-to-mouth resuscitation when the dog collapsed dur...

Iditarod 2012: How To Follow Alaska's Sled Dog Race Like a Pro

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.06.2012 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

It's hard to tell who's actually leading a race due to the idiosyncrasies of start-time adjustments, mandatory layovers, trailside camping, and general musher sneakiness. And the unknown is part of the sport's appeal.

PHOTOS: Alaska's Iditarod Sled Dog Race Kicks Off

Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

The 40th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicked off in Willow, Alaska, on March 4 as fans gathered on the sidelines to send off the 66 competitors and th...

Is The Iditarod Cruel To Dogs?

Posted 03.03.2012 | Green

From Russell McLendon and Mother Nature Network: The 2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicks off this weekend, sending 66 dog-powered sleds on a tw...