The 2020 Iron Dog race will now start in Fairbanks and include a roughly 375-mile loop around Kotzebue, before returning south to a finish in Willow.
FAST AND FURIOUS FRIDAY By Harriett Hamilton Fenerty Just like predicted it has been a fast day…..just 12 hours ago, Team 20 was finally pulling on to the course after a couple of false starts…..they made some good time to their second LO at UNK, but called it a day this morning…..24 teams started….14 […]
THROTTLE THURSDAY BECOMES…. Fast and Furious Friday By HARRIETT HAMILTON FENERTY What a day it has been……so much great racing……it started at 8 AM and it will continue late into the night…..the first team to get off LO is Team 20 in KOY @ 9:18 PM and then the KAL releases will start ticking off […]
Consistently GOOD By HARRIETT HAMILTON FENERTY That is what Iron Dog racers of 2019 are……consistently good!!! Just three days ago, there were 24 teams gathered at the start line at Deshka Landing, sitting under the start line banner to begin the World’s Longest Toughest Snowmobile race. Today 16 of those teams were doing what they […]
The COAST – TOOLS, TIRED, TUESDAY… By HARRIETT HAMILTON FENERTY All teams are throttling to the coast…..Norton Sound, Unalakleet to Nome……racers have created their own flurry…..tools and scrambling for parts has replaced the flurries that hampered the race start on Sunday. The chatter on the Group Page has been phenomenal…..lots of fact, probably a little […]
HARD START ON DAY TWO By HARRIETT HAMILTON FENERTY Racers use the words “Clean-Run” when they talk about their race hopes. Last night approaching McGrath…..just 20 miles out….the clean runs for the front runners became a jumble of man and machine….. Team 16 running about 50 MPH straight into a swirling snow tunnel….Team 8 was […]
DAY 2…… By HARRIETT HAMILTON FENERTY 10:57 start line to MCG run for Team 29…..Father/Daughter, Larry & Dani Lavine…… relatively quiet night, Team 20 was in McG by 1:15 AM Teams 39 and 25 got off LO in Rohn and are headed to McG…. Team 39 on the 52 mile stretch between NIK and McG […]
One Moment In Time By HARRIETT HAMILTON FENERTY “I want one moment in time When I’m more than I thought I could be When all of my dreams are a heartbeat away And the answers are all up to me Give me one moment in time When I’m racing with destiny…” Whitney Houston I met […]
2019 Iron Dog : Fairbanks Awards Banquet & Ceremonies Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 *if you are having issues viewing the live feed, would like to expand or join in on the live feed chat, click here.
2019 Iron Dog : Pro Class Finish in Fairbanks Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 *if you are having issues viewing the live feed, would like to expand or join in on the live feed chat, click here.