TODAY   |  March 04, 2013

Mush! Iditarod dogsled race underway in Alaska

A huge crowd bundled up Sunday for the start of this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, where 65 mushers and their dog teams are on their way across 1,000 miles of frozen Alaskan tundra. The race takes about nine days, and the winner gets $50,000 and a new truck.

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>> bundled up on sunday for the start of this year's iditarod dog sled race . through the frozen alaskan tun tundra. the race takes about five days.

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