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Iditarod 2021

Iditarod 2021 MapSled DogIt’s Susan Butcher Day in Alaska which would normally mean the parade of sled dog teams through the streets of Anchorage. Because of COVID-19 the parade and any events that might attract a crowd have been cancelled.

The 47 teams who are starting from Deshka Landing will head North to Flat and then reverse course and head South back to the Landing. Passing could get “exciting” as sled dogs often have issues with other sled dogs. Things get underway on Sunday at 5PM CST. The last quarter of the moon is today and the new moon is on the 13th, so it isn’t going to be much help at night. There’s more than 12 hours of visible light and it is increasing by about 6 minutes a day.

At Deshka Landing
1 Aaron Peck (2)
2 Peter Kaiser (3)
3 Kristy Berington (4)
4 Jeremy Traska (5)R
5 Richie Diehl (6)
6 Jeff Deeter (7)
7 Dennis Kananowicz (8)
8 Ramey Smyth (9)
9 Nicolas Petit (10)
10 Gunnar Johnson (11)
11 Hal Hanson (12)R
12 Anna Berington (13)
13 Ryne Olson (14)
14 Brenda Mackey (15)R
15 Riley Dyche (16)
16 Matt Hall (17)
17 Chad Stoddard (18)R
18 Christopher Parker (19)R
19 Ryan Redington (20)
20 Brent Sass (21)
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March 6, 2021   No Comments