2015 Registration Information

Here are the initial dates, costs and information about the registration for Iron Dog 2015. We expect to have the 2015 Rules published by August 25, 2014. The notable changes for this year: Early Registration is not limited to a set number of entries, but is limited to a period of (2) two business days. Base costs have


2015 Trail Class

The Trail Ends in Nome Rumor of moving the course has been greatly exaggerated, so let this update serve as a reminder of what to expect for the upcoming 2015 Trail Class events. With very few exceptions for some Iron Dog promotional efforts, the Trail Class course only goes to Nome. Any participants who wish to ride

Iron Dog Start

2015 Dates & Future Plans

Race Week 2015 Details on 2015 are very preliminary, but here’s a list of plans being considered. Race Week & Finish (February 18-28) Finish weekend has been scheduled for February 28, 2015 in downtown Fairbanks. We plan to use the Westmark Hotel again as our Official Hotel and HQ. Race Start (Dates TBD) The downtown Anchorage


The Morning After

by Harriett Hamilton Fenerty Well here we are again another year of Iron Dog racing. I have been at it for as long as a few of the fantastic racers……I am finally of majority age if we think that is 18,,,,,at my Iron Dog age, I am able to vote, I would be able to race


Friday Morning

Here we are, Friday morning…..the Mother Nature light has been getting smaller….just like the distance between the racers and the finish line. The leaders are in the second LO sitting in Galena, arriving at 1:52 AM…..I see their split times don’t add up to the 98 MPH they had going North, but they are first


Notice: Racers Must Go Overland

Notice to racers and fans of the Iron Dog After careful consideration by Iron Dog race marshals who were in consultation with local experts on the condition of the sea ice between Nome and Unalakleet. The racers must go overland from Golovin to Elim. Teams are not allowed to go around Moses Point. Specifically, if racer


Full Tilt Boogie Thursday

by Harriett Hamilton Fenerty It is dark and cold in Nome this morning…..the SOUTHBOUND section of the trail is about to rear its ugly head. Starting this morning at 8 AM teams will begin their journey back toward Ruby and see some new trail heading to Tanana tomorrow……Although Team #27 will have a tiny advantage since


Who is Micah Huss?

by Harriett Hamilton Fenerty He lives in Willow but he is from Kotzebue, neighbor to Shane and Tammy Barber, he ran the Iron Dog with Cliff Johnson, he is a die hard Grasshopper racer, he can use a wrench with enthusiasm, work on sleds just like he showed us today on the Polevaulters of Team #10