I’ve been waiting for my team SPKennels, to post their line-up of dogs for the Iditarod teams for 2 days. I don’t know why exactly…the dog we sponsor is too young for this year. I just have always felt that once the team lineups are posted, it’s real. I know it’s real, trust me. The Ceremonial Start was Saturday and our teams are ready to roll.

Aliy Zirkle is our favorite. We wish her safe travels on the trail. Last year she had an “encounter” with a snow-machiner. Of all the wildlife and trail hazards that could be imagined, a drunk on a snow machine was not one of them. She is stoked and ready to hit the trail, and ready for a win. It will take around 9 days to get to the finish and we’ll be watching via the GPS tracking system the whole way.


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