Shawn Pomrenke and Amos Cruise are rookies in this year’s Iron Dog snowmachine race.
The Iron Dog is twice as long, but the number of volunteers and the time racers spend in Nome pale in comparison to the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Last weekend, snowmachiners got a taste of trail conditions Iron Dog racers will face on their snowmachines this year.
This year, the City Council received 22 proposals. The funding requests add up to almost $290,000 — nearly double the donation available.
Quam dedicated the win to his family after a year of personal loss; Faeo becomes Iron Dog’s first second-generation champ after seven 1st-place wins by father John Faeo.
Team 20 rode into Nome around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday. In Faeo and Quam’s final miles to town, their speeds increased as temperatures cooled over the sea ice.
Racers from Nome, McGrath, Kotzebue, Bethel, and Galena are part of the field of 37 teams racing this year’s Iron Dog.
It’s the world’s longest race of snowmachines – Alaskan parlance for snowmobiles – and last month, it passed through our region. The Iron Dog Snowmachine Race…
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