Ally Torgerson and Trevor Pershing pd:1/5 2/4/16
Where in Alaska
- Start At Wasillsa
- Their halfway point is in Willow
- They end in Yentna
Iditarod .VS. Junior Iditarod
- Junior ages between 14-17
- Adults ages 18 and up
- Junior must have 5-10 dogs
- Adults must have 12-16
- Junior is 148-158 miles
- Adults is 1,049 miles
- Junior must take at least a 12 hour rest
- Adults must take one 24 hour stop, and two 8 hour stops
- Junior race must end with at least 5 dogs
- Adults must end with at least 6 dogs
- Junior race ends in Yenta
- Adult race ends in Nome
- mushing is the state sport
- They stop for a snack break
- They get tickets to Nome( end of Iditarod)
- Use as training for Iditarod
- Everybody gets a reward
- Last place gets the red lantern reward
- Temp is around -80*F
- Could be disqualified if they don't pack certain things
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