07 March 2013

Thurday Iditarod Update #2


If all goes well for Martin Buser in the next few hours, he will no longer be the musher who is only mathematically in first place. 

Musher Matt Failor puts booties on Angel prior to leaving the Iditarod checkpoint in McGrath on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013.   (AP Photo/The Anchorage Daily News, Bill Roth)  LOCAL TV OUT (KTUU-TV, KTVA-TV) LOCAL PRINT OUT


Lance Mackey was awarded $3,000 in gold upon his 8:36 p.m. Wednesday arrival in Iditarod, the ghost town that marks the halfway point on the southern... 

Iditarod sled dogs from Mike Ellis rest at the McGrath checkpoint on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/The Anchorage Daily News, Bill Roth)  LOCAL TV OUT (KTUU-TV, KTVA-TV) LOCAL PRINT OUT

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Riding the four-wheeler to the airplane in Nikolai. These Iditarod dogs are headed home early.

After falling asleep in the notorious Dalzell Gorge, Iditarod rookie Travis Beals got a rude awakening. 

Travis Beals

Even for those at the top of the sport, the rewards of being an Iditarod musher are rarely reflected in a racer's bank account.
Iditarod musher Matt Failor packs up his sled prior to leaving the McGrath checkpoint on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013

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