Yesterday at 10 a.m. in Anchorage was the ceremonial start of the 2008 Iditarod®. Today, at 2 p.m. in Willow, 95 mushers—men and women alike—and over 1500 dogs and bitches began the 1200 mile quest in earnest. Here are a few of those who are leadin' the way:
Lead dog for Heather Siirtola
Lead dog for Martin Buser
Lead dog for Zoya Denure and a rescue dog made good.
Leader running for Karen Ramstead
Lead dog for Matt Hayashida
posted by Harrison at 11:15 PM