Friday night, 20 teams will depart from the Kuskokwim 300 starting line in Bethel, vying for the champion’s share of the largest K-300 purse to date: $150,000 in total.
The Iditarod Trail Committee made the announcement yesterday, September 26th, citing health reasons for Mackey’s decision.
In 2016, some of Iditarod’s competitors have pushed the pace early — especially before taking their 24-hour layovers.
“At least I don’t have a fever,” Allen Moore says. “One year, I had a 104º fever. That was bad.”
In the early hours of Easter morning, Cim Smyth arrived first into Kotzebue — winning this year’s Kobuk 440 sled dog race.
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