Iditarod: The Last Great Race on Earth

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Alaska
Wayde Carroll / Reuters

Ready, Set, Race
The team of Gakona from Alaska, let by musher Zoya DeNure, heads down the trail during the ceremonial start of the 2012 Iditarod in downtown Anchorage on March 3, 2012.

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