Talk of Alaska: Veteran mushers discuss the 50th running of the Iditarod

paige drobny's team
Paige Drobny’s team during the 2021 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. (Zachariah Hughes/for ADN)

The Iditarod is an iconic annual sled dog race in Alaska that attracts mushers and fans from across the nation and world. This year marks the 50th running of the race. How has the competition changed over the last five decades and what might the next 50 years bring? 

Listen:

HOST: Lori Townsend

GUESTS:

Jeff King, four-time Iditarod champion

Mike Williams, Sr., retired musher

Will Peterson, Iditarod trail sweep

Paige Drobny, 2022 Iditarod musher

LINKS & RESOURCES:

Alaska Public Media’s Iditarod coverage

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
LIVE Web stream: Click here to stream.

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Adelyn Baxter is Alaska Public Media's program producer. Reach her at abaxter@alaskapublic.org.

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