How did the Iditarod get it start?

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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 idea of having a race over the Iditarod Trail was conceived by the late Dorothy G. Page. In 1964, Page was chairman of the Wasilla-Knik Centennial and was working on projects to celebrate Alaska's Centennial Year in 1967.


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actually Iditarod was built in Alaska to send mails on dogs because it was not easy for mailman to go and give mails on the vans because of SNOW...

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