Photos: Sunny skies greet Iditarod ceremonial start

The 2017 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race gets underway with the traditional ceremonial start in Anchorage. Seventy-two teams wend their way from Fourth Avenue downtown 11 miles to the Campbell Tract airstrip. Cold morning temperatures were mitigated by bright sunshine and enthusiastic gatherings along the way.


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