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Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

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  • Chicago area man sets sights on Iditarod

    Chicago area man sets sights on Iditarod
    A Chicago area man is setting his sights on a dream that will take him 3500 miles away to Alaska. ¬†That dream is competing in what’s known as the last great race on earth: The Iditarod Dog Sled Race. 39-year-old Charley Bejna¬† is from Addison,...
  • Earl Gustkey dies at 69; former L.A. Times sportswriter

    Earl Gustkey dies at 69; former L.A. Times sportswriter
    Earl Gustkey, a Los Angeles Times sportswriter for more than 30 years who brought vitality to the paper's coverage of boxing, outdoor sports and the WNBA, has died. He was 69. Gustkey, who was diagnosed with leukemia in early March, died Friday of the...
  • Ah, Steamboat Springs is eternal as a laid-back skiing destination

    I had heard that Steamboat Springs, Colo., mixes the charm of a small Western cattle town with a world-class ski resort. So my expectations were high when I chose Steamboat as a winter destination from several weeklong ski trips offered by Central...
  • Baying for snow

    It is a winter pastime that, like cross-country skiing and snowshoeing, requires good snow, demands long underwear -- or, for some, thick fur -- and favors participants with a strenuous but exhilarating workout. But unlike those activities, dog...
  • Calendar: events from February through April 2008

    ALASKA Quad '08 This umbrella event in wintry Anchorage covers four events in two weeks: Fur Rendezvous, the Iditarod, the Tour of Anchorage and WILDfest. The Rendezvous includes the Rondy SnoCross, rough-and-tumble snowmobile racing; a Gold Rush-...
  • Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race update

     
    The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race commenced a few days ago, and already there has been some action in the "last great race on Earth." Four-time winner Jeff King, from Denali, who has made it known that this is his......
  • Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race teams reach halfway checkpoint

     
    Seven mushers and their teams have reached the halfway point of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, reaching the checkpoint in Cripple, Alaska, on Thursday. Musher Dallas Seavey was the first to arrive at the checkpoint early this morning, netting......
  • Four-time champion Jeff King leads Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

     
    Four-time Iditarod champion Jeff King was the first musher to make it to the checkpoint in Ruby, Alaska, the 14th of 25 checkpoints in this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. King, who has made it known that this will......
  • Defending champion Lance Mackey leads Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

     
    The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is really heating up, with two race veterans currently in first and second place with less than 170 miles to Nome, each hoping to win the "last great race on Earth" and each looking......
  • Defending champion Lance Mackey in great position to win the 2010 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

     
    It appears that nothing will stop Lance Mackey from winning this year's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. The determined musher reached the White Mountain checkpoint at 9 p.m. Monday. He already has the mandatory eight-hour layover at that checkpoint behind.....
  • Lance Mackey wins fourth consecutive Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

     
    With 11 dogs in harness including Rev and Maple in lead, musher Lance Mackey rode into Nome, Alaska, at 2:59 p.m. Tuesday, passing under the burled arch and the Widow's Lamp hanging from it to win the 38th Iditarod Trail......
  • Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race officially ends with no sled dog deaths

     
    The final musher crossed under the burled arch in Nome, Alaska, at the finish line of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Saturday, marking the official end to the 2010 competition. Rookie musher Celeste Davis, 37, was awarded the......