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


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


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


2014 Nome Work Time

Here’s the current list of Nome Work Time and Departures as of February 20, 2014 – 11:05 Alaska Time. Note: Only a few more work times left to enter…stay tuned. /kk Nome Work Time & Departures Detailed Nome Work Time & Departures


Wrenchin’ Wednesday

by Harriett Hamilton Fenerty Remember that song “Oh What a Night”, Frankie Valli…..well that’s what I woke up thinking about…….I didn’t wake up every 20 minutes thinking it was 1:45 AM when Team #10 was going back on the clock at Kaltag, and wondering if Team 17 was going to be able to match the split


Nome is ½ way Home

by Harriett Hamilton Fenerty It’s a beautiful day in Nome. We landed in the late morning, volunteers are putting up banners, the garage is being readied, banners are lining the chute and the leader board is still shaking……..right now the board looks so different than it did at 5:14 AM that is for sure……. Team 10 has


Throttle Tuesday

by Harriett Hamilton Fenerty Wow what a night……I tried to sleep, couldn’t….. kept looking at the clock…..decided, if the racers aren’t sleeping, the wives aren’t sleeping, I should get up and pack and just listen for the pings!!!! The GPS page lit up like a “Blue Light Special” at the old K-Mart. Racers are separated by