Category Archives: the races

The Dew Claw Team for Iditarod 2017

And in many ways it is a family affair. Not only is Bedbug the mother of 10 dogs who will be running this year, but the wonderful group of people who have been working so hard to support me and … Continue reading

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Two races down, one to go…

Update on racing – Yes folks we are in the midst of our annual drop bag madness as we prepare for the 2017 Iditarod.  Drop bags are something I have blogged about quite a bit in the past, if you … Continue reading

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Warm up runs…

OK technically “warm up” might not be the best description, since Alaska is having an epic cold snap with temperatures across the state at -40F and colder, but these pre-Iditarod races we have planned for the next 2 weekends are … Continue reading

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Merry ManMat and Happy Checkpoints!

A great start to 2017!!!  Our order of gear from ManMat has arrived, and our checkpoint sponsor list is starting to fill!  We are super grateful for both! The house project is moving alone nicely. And Victoria is running her … Continue reading

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Picnic Photos

Well friends by now you have all seen the news.  Over 50 mushers signed up the first day at the volunteer appreciation picnic.  You can see the complete list of mushers here, and yes you will find my name on … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions….

“Quick decisions are unsafe decisions.” Sophocles And that is why we are taking every opportunity and all the time we need to decide who will eventually be on the race team I travel to Nome with this year. Recently my … Continue reading

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