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Watch: Iditarod 2018 begins with a celebration in Anchorage

  • Author: Marc Lester
  • Updated: March 3, 2018
  • Published March 3, 2018

The 2018 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race began with a ceremonial ride across Anchorage on Saturday. Check out the scene and hear from mushers who describe the way the race used to begin and why they love it now. Also hear from a PETA representative who protested the sport in downtown Anchorage.

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