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OK, OK, this is a bit off topic but I thought it was interesting that X-ProRalliest Jim Warren is still running stages... on the IDITAROD DOG RACE !!
Jim rallied on and off for many years, last in 2000 in a Audi coupe w/ Judge Chuck Binder calling the notes.

In the spirit of POR is still on the course a few hundred miles behind the winner (who finished late Tuesday night)

Follow along if you wish at: http://www.iditarod.com/race_updates_.html
 

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Go James go!

The Alcan ends in Anchorage around the time the Iditarod starts. We got to see one of the preliminary sled races in downtown Anchorage (4th ST) while we were there.

Those dogs LOVE to pull a sled. Hearing a few hundred dogs yelping and barking just waiting to GO at the beginning of the sled race is pretty cool. And it is surprising just how fast they go!

We also got to see some of the Yukon Quest teams along the actual race route while we were driving outside of Whitehorse, Yukon. Each dog wears a little bootie on his paws, and if a dog can't keep pulling, the musher puts him on the sled and they get to ride to the next checkpoint...

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