Monday, March 9, 2015 The Official Start

Watch a few minutes of the taped recording from Saturday's Ceremonial Start. Click here. Choose "Live Stream Replay" under the "Ceremonial Start-Anchorage".

Adapting to the trail. The new trail starts out traveling over the Yukon River for 600 miles.

Go to the video broadcast on Sat. and scroll to the 19 minute mark and watch for 2 minutes.

Pause and record your answers to the following question: What are at least 3 reasons why sledding on the river will be a problem for both mushers and the dogs?

Check out this news article.

And read how the change of the race trail impacts businesses.

Then read about the Yukon River.

Another resource on the Yukon River.