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

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Q: Where does the Iditarod trail get its name from?
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How did the Iditarod trail get its name?

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.


What was the Iditarod trail used for in the 1900s?

In the early 1900s the Iditarod trail was used to bring serum to Nome.


When was Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race created?

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race was created in 1973.


Where does the iditarod trail begin?

Anchorage


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 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."


What is the name of the first woman to win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Alaska?

Susan Butcher


Where do dogs sleep on the Iditarod trail?

The mushers have baskets that carry the gear on the Iditarod Trail. These baskets are used to let the dogs rest while on break.


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

It is the Iditarod.


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. :)


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

Cripple

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