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Video: 2020 Akiak Dash Mass Start

Jan 18, 2020

The Akiak Dash started at 2 p.m. on January 18, 2020 in Bethel, Alaska.
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Thirteen mushers began the 2020 Akiak Dash with a mass start on the frozen Kuskokwim River in Bethel. The sprint race ran upriver to the halfway checkpoint of Akiak before turning downriver to finish in Bethel. Mushers competed for $30,000 in prize money and the title of the fastest team on the Kuskokwim.