Bridgett Watkins won the 2017 Nome-Council 200. The annual sled dog race spans about 160 miles, a round-trip route from Nome to Council and back.
speed: embrace it, or control it? This seems to be the question facing mushers for the early part of Iditarod 42. A strategic decision divides two large packs of mushers as the second day of racing carries on through some of the most technically challenging stretches of trail.
Aliy Zirkle and Allen Moore work as a team to prepare healthy, race-ready dogs. Coming off his 2014 Yukon Quest victory, Allen Moore takes a back seat for the Iditarod, as Aliy runs their elite team, hoping for a finish at the top.
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