Tuesday, July 22, 2008

2009 Iditarod

Sign up for the 2009 Iditarod took place on Saturday, June 29th, in Anchorage. (I was unable to attend)
65 mushers signed up, despite the fee increase to $4,000.
My favorite mushers, Martin Buser and Lance Mackey, were there.
Also 4-time champion Jeff King, 2002 champion and this years' All-Alaska Sweepstakes winner Mitch Seavey.
The races' only 5-time champion Rick Swenson.
Last year's rookie phenom Melissa Owens.
The 2008 rookie of the year Sigrid Ekran.
Blind musher Rachael Scdoris and her visual-guide Tim Osmar.
Aliy Zirkle and Allen Moore
Dee Dee Jonroe
Paul Gebhardt, John Baker and brothers Ray & Ryan Reddington and Cim & Ramey Smith.

The complete list of entrants is on the Iditarod Commitee website: http://www.iditarod.com/race/musherlisting.html

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