Mary Shields was one of two women to be the first to participate in the Iditarod Trail Race in 1974, and the first to finish the Iditarod. She placed 23rd then.
Yes and the first woman to win the iditarod was libby riddles
the closets finish in the iditarod was in 1961, when two sleders where 2 seconds apart.
There are 5 women in the Iditarod this year. :)
41st out of 54 finishers in 1983.
The finish line is in Nome, Alaska.
6 dogs at the finish
There are exactly sixteen women in the Iditarod for 2012
are women allowed to race in the iditarod race