Since 1973, the life-saving voyage is commemorated each year with the Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race - a competitive trek from Anchorage to Nome.
This year, 66 teams competed and 54 completed the 1,000-mile trek through Alaska's frozen frontier. Check out pictures from this year's event here.
More Sports Headlines
Former Husky WRs ready to state their case for Seahawks 7:42 p.m. Family hockey ties run deep for Silvertips' Sutter 7:52 p.m. Weekend storm hampers pink salmon fishing 5:51 p.m. Up-and-down Serena advances to third round of U.S. Open 5:16 p.m. Woman sues Oregon St., ex-coach Riley over 1999 sexual assault 4:55 p.m. Facebook post costs Nebraska football stadium announcer his job 4:42 p.m. Ex-NFL running back Phillips charged with killing cellmate Pro lacrosse scoring leader Tavares retiring after 24 years
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.