Iditarod race across Alaska
A Norwegian musher won the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race early on March 14, 2018, notching the third victory ever for his home country in the 46-year history of the annual 1,000-mile trek across Alaska's wilderness. Dogsled driver Joar Leifseth Ulsom,...more
Mats Pettersson's lead dogs wait at the start line during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod dog sled race in Anchorage, Alaska, March 3, 2018. REUTERS/Mark Meyer
Joar Leifseth Ulsom of Norway celebrates winning the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska, March 14, 2018. Ulsom was greeted by Nome's mayor and crowds of fans who lined the city's snow-covered Front Street, including one waving a Norwegian...more
Lars Monsen greets the crowd as he races down 4th Avenue during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod race. REUTERS/Mark Meyer
Sayonara and musher Dave Delcourt prepare for the ceremonial start. REUTERS/Mark Meyer
Tara Cicatello's team rounds the corner of 4th and Cordova during the ceremonial start. REUTERS/Mark Meyer
Urine samples are collected during the ceremonial start of the race. REUTERS/Mark Meyer
Martha Dobson, a volunteer for the P-Team, collects urine samples. REUTERS/Mark Meyer
Dogs from Katherine Keith's team are seen at the ceremonial start. REUTERS/Mark Meyer
Shaynee Traska's team waits to unload. REUTERS/Mark Meyer
A dog from Jim Lanier's team is seen during preparations. REUTERS/Mark Meyer
Musher Tim Muto's team starts with breakfast before the ceremonial start. REUTERS/Mark Meyer
Kristy Berington's team during the ceremonial start. REUTERS/Mark Meyer
Four-time champion Jeff King at the ceremonial start. REUTERS/Mark Meyer
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