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2020 Serum Run Expedition Day 14: Old Woman to Unalakleet

Last night, the remaining 2020 Serum Run Expedition Team made camp at the Tripod Flats Cabin, not quite halfway to Unalakleet. They plan to be in Unalakleet tonight. On the way they will pass by the Old Woman Cabin, about 33 miles East of Unalakleet. Local legends say that passersby must leave a piece of […]

One of 12 Rookies Will Lead the Mushers Out in 48th Running of the Iditarod

Woman in purple parka mushes sled dog team down a snowy street in Anchorage.

Rookie Martin Massicotte of Canada will be the first of 57 mushers to race along the trail in the 2020 Iditarod, which starts this weekend. Last night’s musher’s banquet saw Massicotte pull bib #2 out of the traditional mukluk. Bib#1 went to this year’s honorary musher Gail Phillips, who was raised in Nome, served on […]