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The Iditarod Trail was a trail used to transport goods that ran from Seward, passed through Iditarod, then ended in Nome. Iditarod was named after the Iditarod River. In the early 1900s, it saw a boom due to gold mining. After the gold was exhausted, the town became a ghost town.

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Where does the Iditarod trail get its name from?

There is a town on the iditarod trail named idtarod, so they named the trail after it i guess.


When was Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race created?

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race was created in 1973.


How long is the Iditarod trail?

the iditarod trail is actually about 1049 miles this is because Alaska is over 1000 miles and it is the 49th state.The Iditarod Trail is 1,600 kilometers, or 994.194 miles in length. It is located in Alaska.


Where does the iditarod trail begin?

Anchorage


Where does Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race end?

Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race ends at Nome.


Who is known as the ''mother of the Iditarod trail sled dog race''?

Dorothy Page is known as the "mother of the Iditarod trail sled dog race."


In what year did the original Iditarod race start?

The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race first ran to Nome in 1973, after two short races on part of the Iditarod Trail in 1967 and 1969.The first year the iditarod ran was in 1973. :)


Annual dogsled race covering over 1150 miles on the iditarod national trail?

It is the Iditarod.


How long is the trail of the Iditarod?

1,500 miles long


What is the halfway checkpoint on this year's Iditarod trail?

Cripple


Is the Iditarod Trail in the Southern Hemisphere?

no it is in the Northern Hemisphere


What are the major rivers on the Iditarod trail?

major river