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Sled Dog Racing

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  • Four-time Iditarod champ Lance Mackey concedes 2011 race

     
    Defending and four-time consecutive Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Lance Mackey has decided that a five-peat isn't in the cards for him. "This is somebody else's year," Mackey told the Alaska Dispatch after arriving at the Kaltag checkpoint. "We&#...
  • Lance Mackey completes 2011 Iditarod, finishing 16th

     
    Popular musher Lance Mackey pulled into Nome, Alaska, at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, officially ending his 2011 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race finishing in 16th place. "The top 15 guys and some of the ones behind me have been trying to......
  • A musher's first race

     
    Times Image section writer Adam Tschorn shared the following, written by his brother Allan, who competed in his first dog-sled race on Sunday: When people see you have sled dogs, one of the first questions commonly asked is, "Do you......
  • No sled dog deaths during Iditarod for second consecutive year

     
    For the second consecutive year, no dogs died during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. "I’m ecstatic. Last year zero dog deaths were considered an anomaly. Two years in a row with no deaths is a statement," Stu Nelson, Iditarod......
  • Outposts looks back at 2010: Achievements

     
    With the the year ending, it is worth looking back at memorable posts of 2010. Each day this week through Friday, Outposts will recount some of the records broken, the achievements reached, the notable passings and the downright unusual during......
  • Four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey profiled in ESPN The Magazine

     
    Four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Lance Mackey is one tough son-of-a-gun. The musher is profiled in the article, "Pushing through the pain," by Seth Wickersham in the Oct. 18 issue of ESPN The Magazine. A truly remarkable athlete,......
  • Four-time Iditarod champion Lance Mackey featured on 'Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel'

     
    Like Sarah Palin, four-time Iditarod winner Lance Mackey is probably one of the most-recognized names and faces in his home state of Alaska. Get outside the 49th state, however, and the 39-year-old musher is likely little-known. Mackey is the modern-day.....
  • Musher Lance Mackey hopes to win his fourth consecutive Iditarod dog sled race

     
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Both knees are shot, injected with synthetic cartilage until he can have surgery next summer. His right arm is still healing from a major operation to fix a staph infection. He continues to deal with other side......
  • Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is on the road to Nome

     
    The 2010 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race kicked off this weekend, with 71 mushers and their dog teams heading to Nome to vie for the championship. With both Saturday's ceremonial start in downtown Anchorage and the official restart from Willow......
  • 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......