Alaska is held annually and is the most prestigious in the world of dog sled race Iditarod.
The current race was the 37th in a row, it is attended by 67 people. Basically
sledding run by men, but among the participants of this race have 13 women.
The number of four-legged participants this year is about a thousand. Symbolic start
competition traditionally been given in Anchorage, each driver starts usually with 12-16 dogs,
and at the finish line in a team there must be no less than five. A well trained team usually
route passes in 2 thousand. km in 9-17 days. Last record was set in 2002
Martin Bazerov - his team took the race in 8 days 22 hours 46 minutes and 2 seconds.