The 2,000 mile-long Iron Dog race kicks off this weekend.
Today’s Iron Dog course distance is over 2,000 miles, starting in Big Lake with a halfway stop in Nome and finishing in Fairbanks, making it the World’s longest snowmobile race. Participants cover some of Alaska’s the most remote and rugged terrain while confronting some the harshest winter conditions. Survival skills are essential, making it the World’s toughest snowmobile race. All teams in race classes are a team of two persons and two snowmobiles for safety.
— Kari Bustamante (@karibusta) February 16, 2013
Todd Palin is once again racing. Actor Dean Cain, a fellow cast member on NBC’s “Stars Earn Stripes,” took to Twitter to root for Mr. Palin.
Wife Sarah Palin posted a link to daughter Bristol’s blog, which has some great pictures from last year’s race.
Here's a link to photos Bristol took at the start of the Iron Dog race last year. Today is this year's race… http://t.co/gWoAaRw9
— Sarah Palin (@SarahPalinUSA) February 17, 2013
— Bristol Palin (@BristolsBlog) February 16, 2013
Awesome! You can keep track of the race here:
— RuBegonia (@RuBegonia) February 17, 2013
Others root for Todd and offer their support.
@SarahPalinUSA Go, Todd Palin!
— Nonna (@DebraPianalto) February 17, 2013
— PaMom (@PaMom4Pups) February 14, 2013
— Nancy French (@NancyAFrench) February 13, 2013
— Lori Brenneman (@LoreleiAmI) February 17, 2013
— kristen peterson (@collagingkriste) February 17, 2013
— Kimberly Lindsey (@lindclan7) February 17, 2013
Race hard and stay safe, indeed! Go get ’em!
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Photo of Todd and Trig Palin