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Hardwick Runs Up Against A Tree On The Iditarod Trail

Mar 12, 2021

Victoria Hardwick feeds her dog team while resting at the Finger Lakes checkpoint on Monday, March 8, 2021. 
Credit Zachariah Hughes / ADN

Victoria Hardwick has been having a tough year on the Iditarod. The runs have been good, but she ran into a tree on the steps going over the Alaska Range and broke her sled.

She patched it together as best she could to get to McGrath, where she had another sled waiting for her. Hardwick said that her team has been running well despite the mishap with the sled.