Iditarod mushers drew race start places at their annual banquet last night in Anchorage. The Last Great Race starts Saturday in Anchorage. Willow’s Linwood Feidler will be number two out of the chute, after honorary musher number one, Orin Seybert. Although today’s dog drivers are aiming to get their teams to Nome as fast as possible, old time Iditarod mushers tell of the days when the race was more like a three week camping trip.
Ellen Lockyer, KSKA – Anchorage
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