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Akiak Dash Mass Start Video

Jan 19, 2019

Akiak Dash teams start en masse in Bethel, Alaska on January 19, 2019.
Credit Victor Bee / KYUK

The Kuskokwim's fastest dog teams began the 2019 Akiak Dash with a mass start in Bethel, Alaska. The dog teams race upriver to Akiak and back down to Bethel for bragging rights and a $30,000 purse.

Video footage by Victor Bee, Mike McIntyre, Joey Mendolia, and Ben Matheson/KYUK.