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The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, Alaska

Posted On: Oct 10, 2018   |   Posted By: Global Traveler Usa

Known as the Last Great Race, The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race has been an Alaskan mainstay since 1978. The annual, long-distance sled-dog race sees teams of mushers and dogs racing to the finish, from Anchorage to Nome. The grueling race can last anywhere between 8-16 days, total, before the top racers cover the vast distance and cross the finish line. The record time, set by John Baker's team in 2011, totaled 8 days, 19 hours, 46 minutes and 39 seconds.

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