This will be Royer’s rookie run in the Yukon Quest, although she’s been running dogs for 25 years. She has claimed a spot in the top 20 in Iditarod the past three years in a row – with her best run in 2015, taking 4th place.
A diverse roster of competitors from around the world will be kicking off the 34th annual Yukon Quest — from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory to Fairbanks — on February 4th.
The countdown is on for the start of the 2017 Iditarod Sled-dog race on March 4th.
Sign-ups for the next year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race began Saturday. 40 veterans and 12 rookies are on the list so far to compete in 2017.
For many Iditarod rookies, “all that really matters” is “to get to the end.” For Tom Jamgochian, the burled arch is still “a million miles away.”
In Tuesday night’s 5pm Iditarod Update, David Dodman and Dayneé Rosales talk about the leaders through Nikolai, the prize awaiting the first musher into McGrath, 24-hour…
Brent Sass is the Rookie of the Year of Iditarod 2012, the first rookie to pull under the Burled Arch. Sass – a veteran of the…