at the starting line

11 Mar

It is Day 5 of the Iditarod race, and according to an article in the Anchorage Daily News, the race for first place is wide open. I’m told that it won’t be until about Day 8 that the first teams start crossing the finish line. We won’t be there in Nome to see it, but Captain Deb and I were in Willow to send them off, following them over the last few days from the toasty warmth of a military base.


One Response to “at the starting line”


  1. the only kind of horse i’ll ride « - June 8, 2010

    […] I worked for sent me out to Colorado to do a story. It happened to fall at the same time as Captain Deb’s spring break from law school, and Nebraska being a mere 8 hour drive from Denver it was quickly […]

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