Colleen Robertia ran the Iditarod as a rookie in 2010. She placed 36th. In 2012 she completed the Iditarod in 21st place.
the iditarod can be very dangerous at times.
Rick Swenson is the only 5-time winner of the Iditarod.
Phil Keoghan has participated the most times in the US version of the Amazing Race.
Gary Paulsen ran in the iditarod nine times he says hes making his journey around the seas one to remember