trail ahead as Alaska’s Iditarod kicks off

Mushers focus on trail ahead as Alaska’s Iditarod kicks off

WILLOW, Alaska  /March 3, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Alaska’s famed Iditarod begins Sunday following a difficult year for the long-distance sled dog race that included a champion’s dog doping scandal, the loss of a major sponsor, discontent among mushers and increasing pressure from animal rights activists. But the focus of competitors is the trail ahead as … Continue reading Mushers focus on trail ahead as Alaska’s Iditarod kicks off