2013 Woody’s Rookie Workshop

Woody's Rookie Workshop

Woody’s studs, runners and accessories is again the title sponsor of the Iron Dog Rookie Workshop. Woody’s provides a great set of contingency prizes all targeted at rookie Iron Dog racers, including complete traction product packages, Woody’s swag and much more. Stay tuned for a detailed list of contingency prizes for 2014.

Special thanks to Spenard Builders Supply…our Poorman Checkpoint Sponsor and co-sponsor of the Woody’s Rookie Workshop. Each year they generously donate the warehouse space for the workshop and provide lunch for all the rookies!

Woody’s studs, runners and accessories

Woody’s studs, runners and accessories

First time riders and racers that have not finished the race are required to attend this workshop. The ultimate goal is to familiarize racers with the challenges, safety requirements and risks associated with running the Iron Dog race.

Here’s a review of the 2011 workshop.

Saturday, December 7, 2013
9:30am to 2:30pm

Workshop Schedule:

9:30am – Team Sign-in’s & Greetings – Breakfast snacks/Coffee

10:00am – Introductions & Agenda Review

10:30am – Rules & Regulations
Meet the 2014 Race Officials.

  • Timing
  • Maps
  • Accessories
  • GPS


1:00pm-2:30pm – Survival Equipment – presented by Pro Class veteran racers.

  • Team Equipment
  • Snowmobile Accessories and Add-Ons
  • Nutrition/Hydration
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Personal Gear
  • Training
  • Replacement Parts
  • Race Strategy
  • Check Points and Lodging
  • Sled Preparation Tools & Field Repairs
  • Past Rookie Team Trail Notes- Last years Rookie Team

The Rookie Workshop sponsored by Woody’s studs, runners and accessories and generously supported by Spenard Builder’s Supply for many years- will again be held at SBS off of Minnesota Drive in Anchorage (4412 Lois Drive).

Spenard Builders

SBS website: www.sbsalaska.com

Promotional consideration and thanks to HPAK.
Hatcher’s Pass Polaris