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Photos: The beauty of the Iditarod by headlamp

The Iditarod is an around-the-clock race, and some of the most beautiful moments can be found when the rest of Alaska is sleeping.

Here is a look at the Nikolai checkpoint, Mile 263, at night and early morning. Photos by Loren Holmes.

Scott White arrives at the Nikolai checkpoint early Wednesday. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Larry Daugherty prepares to leave the Nikolai checkpoint on Tuesday. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Jim Lanier walks to the Nikolai school. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Aaron Peck tends to his dogs. (Loren Holmes / ADN)
Aaron Peck tends to his dogs. (Loren Holmes / ADN)

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