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Q: What is the first checkpoint in the iditarod race?
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Which is the halfway point for the Iditarod in this years race?

The "halfway point" checkpoint for the iditarod race is Ophir to Iditarod

Restart of the 2010 Iditarod is what checkpoint?

The Iditarod race begins in Anchorage, Alaska. The race ends in Nome, Alaska. The race takes place in the beginning of March.

Where do mushers sleep in the Iditarod race?

They sleep at the checkpoint stops. If they want they can make an igloo or something that they might rather sleep in then the checkpoint where a lot of other teams are.

What is a checkpoint in the Iditarod race?

A checkpoint is a place you MUST stop at. There is a vet at each checkpoint to examine the dogs. Also, there is a 24 hour stop that you may not leave until 24 hours later.

Is there a certain amount of time that mushers have to stay at a checkpoint?

yes. example: every musher in the iditarod race can spend 24 hours only once at a checkpoint. so it would be a good idea when they are tired to stop at a checkpoint for 24 hours since they only get to do it once. they all have limited time at checkpoint. if u r confused, go 2 the iditarod website.

When does Iditarod start?

The first Iditarod race to Nome was in March 3, 1973

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


When does the iditarod begin?

The first Iditarod race to Nome started March 3, 1973.

What place is Dallas Seavey in for the Iditarod?

In the 2012 Iditarod race he ended in first place.

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. :)

Who was the first woman to win the Iditarod race and what year did she win?

Libby Riddles - 1985 - First woman to win the Iditarod.

Are women allowed in the Iditarod race?

are women allowed to race in the iditarod race