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The last great race: mushing, public health and the advent of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race

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For the 50th running of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race, we look at the history of mushing in Alaska and how a group of volunteers went from organizing a one-time race to an event that has become synonymous with the state of Alaska.

Elyssa (she/her) was the Wellness Programming Producer from 2020-2022.