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2020 Serum Run Expedition

2020 Serum Run Expedition: Day 5, En-route to Tanana

February 26, 2020

The group of 13 decided to spend almost two days in Manley Hot Springs, about a hundred miles into their trip. At this point in the trip, one of the original snowmachiners had to leave the expedition due to health reasons. According to Robert Forto, the expedition organizer, trail conditions have featured lots of deep…

2020 Serum Run Expedition: Day 3, Heading To Manley

February 24, 2020

The 2020 Serum Run Expedition, which will travel 750 miles, set off from Nenana on Saturday afternoon. As of this update, the group of 13 mushers and snowmachiners reached a spot called Beaver Point Lodge and were en-route to the community of Manley Hot Springs. To hear some information about the history of the Serum…

18-Day Mushing Expedition to Travel Along Historic Serum Run Trail

February 20, 2020

The 1925 Serum Run, a sled dog tale steeped in history and familiar to many Western Alaskans, is being revived. Starting this Saturday, a team of several mushers, snowmachiners, and history-lovers will embark on a 750-mile expedition from Nenana to Nome following the old Serum Run trail. But as KNOM’s Davis Hovey reports this Serum…