Goomy has been a dedicated volunteer for nearly 3 decades, it’s this level of commitment that fuels the Iron Dog.
Hall of Fame
Without the contributions of Rod Frank and the other early racers, the Iron Dog would not exist.
Hall of Fame Inductee: Bob Gilman Bob Gilman moved from Montana to Alaska in 1978 at the age of 16. He found his way to the Kotzebue area and began running a trapline in the Kobuk Valley. He put on a lot of miles on his Yamaha snowmobiles and entered a couple of races there,
Hall of Fame Inductee: Randy Moss Randy Moss arrived in Alaska in 1970 and one of the first people he met was Iron Dog Hall of Famer Ray Debenham. Ray and Randy became good friends and explored Alaska on dirt bikes and snowmobiles as Ray embarked on one adventure after another. After traveling to every
Mark Carr has one of the best records in Iron Dog history. He entered his first race in 1994, finishing 4th with Dusty Van Meter.
Butch’s experience with the Iron Dog Race began as a competitor in the trophy class…in 2010 Butch retired from SBS and the Iron Dog Board, but his legacy will live on.
A long time volunteer living in Takotna, Dick has managed the Ophir checkpoint with his wife Jan and local school kids since the late 1980s.
A former racer and Board member, Ray has been our volunteer checker at Galena and host sponsor of our Anchorage headquarters for many years.
Sherry and April earned their title as early pioneers for the Iron Dog. Without the dedication and volunteer commitment, the race would have met an early end. Sherry and April combined their spirits, to raised funds. The girls were a welcome site to racers along the trail, and developed a Bush Telegraph System. The girls
Barrow Morgan had a unique ability to get people excited about the Iron Dog. From establishing relationships in villages to opening his shop to racers, Barrow provided unparalleled support for many years. Barrow’s heart was dedicated to helping young racers make their mark. His heritage and excitement of racing has been handed down through the