06 March 2017

Iditarod Update, Day 1

Here's an article providing the latest on the mushers and their teams.

Dallas Seavey heads down the Chena River during the Iditarod restart. (Tegan Hanlon / Alaska Dispatch News)

Martin Buser heads out onto the Chena River during the Iditarod restart on Monday, March 6, 2017, in Fairbanks. (Bob Hallinen / Alaska Dispatch News)


Toirdhealbheach Beucail said...

Reverend, how much is this a followed event in Alaska? Sort of like the Tour De France with daily updates?

Rev. Paul said...

TB, this is synonymous with breathing, up here. It's the state sport, and it's a BIG DEAL in Alaska. People follow their faves on GPS, read the reports, watch the live coverage, and more than a few wagers take place.