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Q: In which famous race is the slowest man of the day given a red lantern?
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Lanterne Rouge is the named given to the cyclist that finishes last in a race. The term is French for 'Red Lantern' and refers to the lights on the back of the last car of a train.

What does the last person get in the Iditarod race?

An award called the red lantern

What is the Lantern Red Awarded?

It is the award given to the last musher to cross the finish line in Nome. It began as a joke years ago, and became a good luck symbol for the race. A "widow's lamp" is lite in Nome, and hung at the finish line, the same day the Iditarod, (dog sled race) starts in Anchorage Alaska. The lantern will be left burning day and night until the last contestant crosses the finish line. The last musher to cross the finish line in Nome, is responsible for turning the lantern off. Now, the last to finish the race is awarded the Red Lantern Award. It shows the perseverance and dedication needed to finish the race. It usually takes 14-15 days to finish the Iditarod.

Why is the red lantern award called red lantern?

it is an award given to the last musher to cross the finish line in nome.Awarding a red lantern for the last place finisher in a sled dog race has become an Alaskan tradition. It started as a joke and has become a symbol of stick-to-itiveness in the mushing world."

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What is awarded to the last musher to finish a race?

They get the Red lantern Award as the last Musher off the Trail and get to extinguish the light. Their real reward is they finished a very grueling 1000 mile race just them and their dogs.

What does the loser of the Iditarod race receive?

The Iditarod Sled Dog Race is the only race in the world that gives a prize for last place. But, the not just the first place gets a prize, everyone does. The lower it gets the less money you get, though. For last place, the musher gets what is called the red lantern! Hope this helped you!

What is the worlds most famous boat race?

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How long is the Iditarod race in Alaska?

The longest the race has lasted which is the elapsed time from the start of the race until the last musher completes the race and collects the "Red Lantern Award" was in 1973 with a time of 32 days, 5 hours, 19 minutes and 1 second.The fasted "Red Lantern Award" time was 14 days, 5 hours, 38 minutes and 12 seconds.

What famous race happen in GA and when?

There has not been a famous race in Georgia. The most popular race is the AJC Peachtree road race which is sponsored by the Atlanta Track Club.

How fast is the slowest person on earth?

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