Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Anticipation Builds for Event Kick Off!

Everyone is excitedly counting down to the start of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race and related event, WorldWide IDEA's Idita-Read. Both get rolling this Saturday, March 3. I had the good fortune of being in Anchorage this week, and took some great photos of the 77th annual Fur Rondy Festival. I have posted some of those on this checkpoint page for the Iditarod Trail - North route, our route for this year's event.

Meanwhile, I also got a chance to stop by the Iditarod Headquarters, based here in Anchorage. To the right is a photo of me browsing the official souvenir shop, picking out a few sled dog-related books for my family.

Looking forward to this year's big 2012 race - have fun, everyone!

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