Under bluebird skies Saturday, the 33 mushers competing in the 2023 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race drove their dog teams along city streets and wooded trails for the race’s ceremonial start, waving to spectators and receiving cheers and high-fives from fans during their 11-mile tour through Anchorage.
Iditarod kicks off with ceremonial start through Anchorage
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