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News stories tagged with "iditarod"

At the demonstration in Potsdam.
At the demonstration in Potsdam.

Trials of an Iditarod Hopeful

Tomorrow 56 men and women and their dogs will take off for the 1200 mile Iditarod sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska. Organizers call it "the last great race on earth". It can take years of training, not to mention an $1850 entry fee, just to get to the starting line.

A St. Lawrence County man is training for a future Iditarod. His road to Alaska will be more challenging than most. Angelo Suriano is paralyzed from the waist down. He wants to be the first disabled musher to run the race. David Sommerstein has this profile.

To help fund his effort, Suriano can be reached at iditarod_hopeful2005@yahoo.com  Go to full article

Ogdensburg Teen Prepares for Iditarod Sled Dog Race

An Ogdensburg teen has his sights set on this year's Iditarod sled dog race in Alaska. Paul French will be among the more than 80 competitors from around the world taking part in the 1200-mile trek through the Alaskan wilderness in March 2001.  Go to full article

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