Race marshall Donna Gentry, left foreground, meets with mushers at Rainy Pass to vote on whether to suspend the 1985 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race because of weather conditions. The race was suspended for 24 hours.
City of Anchorage snow removal personnel gather snow in Anchorage, Alaska, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2003, for the ceremonial start of the 2003 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Due to the warm weather and the lack of snow in Anchorage, the Iditarod Trail Committee has been gathering snow to lay down along the 11 mile race route through Anchorage. The restart will take place in Fairbanks, Monday March 3. (AP Photo/Al Grillo)