Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Start

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Alaska's iconic sled dog race begins in downtown Anchorage, with mushers and their team racing from the starting line in downtown Anchorage along Fourth Avenue.

A field of world-class mushers and their dog teams mush toward the Bering Sea coast through rugged remote mountain ranges and snowcapped forests in the Last Great Race on Earth. The Iditarod's 1,049 miles of pure adrenaline begin in downtown Anchorage the first Saturday in March. Read more on how to get in on Iditarod action.

Address 4th Ave and D Street
Anchorage, AK 99501