With Mia and Heidi in lead, Canadian sprint musher Buddy Streeper got off his runners and ran across the finish line in downtown Anchorage to make Fur Rendezvous history on a gloriously sunny Sunday afternoon.Kevin Klott
Cain Carter, stepson of two-time defending Iditarod champion Lance Mackey, flashed his pedigree on Sunday with a comfortable victory in the 150-mile Junior Iditarod.
Cain Carter followed in stepfather Lance Mackey's footstep Saturday when he took charge of the 150-mile Junior Iditarod race.
Two hours before Saturday's start of the Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship and miles from the corner of Fourth Avenue and D Street, Jacques Philip was desperately trying to stage his own rendezvous.Kevin Klott
Wayne Hall and William Pinkham finished the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest in 15th and 16th place, respectively, early Friday morning in Fairbanks.
Fluffy snow provided a picturesque winter day on the Fur Rondy trail Saturday but also the right conditions for Willow musher Bill Kornmuller to keep his lead after the second day of sprint racing.Kevin Klott
Kevin Klott
Twenty-one Junior Iditarod mushers will pull the hook Saturday morning at Knik Lake, and like most distance sled dog races in Alaska, a Mackey, Osmar and Lindner will be involved.
Newton Marshall became the first Jamaican musher to complete the 1,000-mile Yukon Quest when he passed the finish line in Fairbanks early Thursday morning.
Buddy Streeper started Wednesday morning with the usual short walk to the dog lot and the four dozen sled dogs resting comfortably in the back of an unusually big diesel rig.Kevin Klott