iditarod iditarod  /ɪ ˈdɪ tə rɔd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an important dogsled race run annually on the Iditarod Trail

Usage(s):

  • And if dog-powered sports leave you panting like a husky, bow out and watch Alaska's annual Iditarod race in March (tel: 1-907 376 5155; www.

News

  1. Hearing over fate of sled dog that attacked child ends in deadlock

    A Mat-Su Borough commission was deadlocked Wednesday, unable to decide whether a top Iditarod musher's sled dog should live or die after it mauled a 2-year-old girl.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Anchorage Daily News

  2. Jamaican musher delivers School Street School students’ mail

    School Street School second graders in Nancy Mentone’s class received a special message by mail recently. It was from Newton Marshall, the musher who carried the class’ letter as part of the Iditarod Trail Project. The letter that the class sent off on Feb. 1 was returned marked "End of the Trail March 18 2013, Nome, Alaska."
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Record

Quotes

  1. "We are so proud of you, Lance, and we're considering this the greatest team in Iditarod history," Palin said.
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Sarah Palin Source: USA Today

  2. "We just have a tough road ahead of us, no matter who's doing what, what the records are," Brady said. "It's kind of like the Iditarod, those sled dogs. Every single day you have to pull that sled and at night you eat your food and think...
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Kyle Brady Source: USA Today

  3. "Just a few short years ago people didn't think you could run the Quest and the Iditarod with the same dog team, well I proved that it is capable and possible," Mackey said.
    on Mar 6, 2009 By: Lance Mackey Source: International Herald Tribune

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