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Published on September 3, 2008

Author: USAteacher

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The Iditarod

What is the Iditarod? The Iditarod is a race held in Alaska. They started the Iditarod because of the diphtheria epidemic. It is a race when the dogs pull a sled with a musher in the back of the sled.

The Iditarod is a race held in Alaska.

They started the Iditarod because of the diphtheria epidemic.

It is a race when the dogs pull a sled with a musher in the back of the sled.

The Iditarod is a race for the diphtheria epidemic. Doug Swingley won the Iditarod. The Iditarod trail is from Anchorage to Nome. Some of the racers in the Iditarod live to race in the Iditarod. Some of the racers get scratched out of the race. That means that you can’t go on with the race any more. Facts About The Iditarod

The Iditarod is a race for the diphtheria epidemic.

Doug Swingley won the Iditarod.

The Iditarod trail is from Anchorage to Nome.

Some of the racers in the Iditarod live to race in the Iditarod.

Some of the racers get scratched out of the race.

That means that you can’t go on with the race any more.

If some one is 50feet away from you have to stop for a minute and let them pass you. When you win the Iditarod is not over. If you borrow some supplies you have to return them or else you have to pay $500.00 for each item. You have to have at least 12 dogs. You can not have over 16 dogs. The Rules Of The Race

If some one is 50feet away from you have to stop for a minute and let them pass you.

When you win the Iditarod is not over.

If you borrow some supplies you have to return them or else you have to pay $500.00 for each item.

You have to have at least 12 dogs.

You can not have over 16 dogs.

Diphtheria is a disease that is incurable unless you have the exact medicine. Now when you are a baby you get certain shots that help your body fight off those diseases. Diphtheria is a disease that covers your wind pipe and stops you from breathing. So What Is Diphtheria?

Diphtheria is a disease that is incurable unless you have the exact medicine.

Now when you are a baby you get certain shots that help your body fight off those diseases.

Diphtheria is a disease that covers your wind pipe and stops you from breathing.

Sleds are what the mushers ride in on the trail. The sleds hold all the supplies that the mushers have to have on the trail. The sled that Balto pulled had the medicine that they had to bring back with them. The sleds are very important to the mushers. So What Are Sleds?

Sleds are what the mushers ride in on the trail.

The sleds hold all the supplies that the mushers have to have on the trail.

The sled that Balto pulled had the medicine that they had to bring back with them.

The sleds are very important to the mushers.

They use all sorts of equipment on the trail. They use: booties for the dogs, sleds to ride in sleeping bags to sleep in food for the dogs to eat and they use a bib so people know who they are The Equipment That They Use

They use all sorts of equipment on the trail.

They use:

booties for the dogs,

sleds to ride in

sleeping bags to sleep in

food for the dogs to eat

and they use a bib so people know who they are

What are booties? Booties are little boot type shoes for the dogs so they don’t get ice or snow in between the spaces in their paws. Booties are made of cloth. The musher has to have at least 8 booties for every dog pulling the sled.

Booties are little boot type shoes for the dogs so they don’t get ice or snow in between the spaces in their paws.

Booties are made of cloth.

The musher has to have at least 8 booties for every dog pulling the sled.

What Is A Musher? A musher is a person who leads the dog sled. The musher tells the dogs what to do. He yells out certain words so the dogs know which way to turn or when to stop.

A musher is a person who leads the dog sled.

The musher tells the dogs what to do.

He yells out certain words so the dogs know which way to turn or when to stop.

A Picture Of The Dogs And The Musher

Alaska Alaska is the state the Iditarod begins. Alaska is the state that the diphtheria epidemic spread. Alaska is a part of the United States. Alaska is not attached to the United States. Alaska is cold.

Alaska is the state the Iditarod begins.

Alaska is the state that the diphtheria epidemic spread.

Alaska is a part of the United States.

Alaska is not attached to the United States.

Alaska is cold.

The Iditarod Map

The names of mushers Doug Swingley Jeff King Chuck King Linwood Fiedler Jerry Riley Rick Swenson Dee Dee Jonrowe Martin Buser Sonny King Paul Gebhardt Mitch Seavey John Baker Rick Mackey Ramy Brooks Ramy Smyth Hans Gatt

Doug Swingley

Jeff King

Chuck King

Linwood Fiedler

Jerry Riley

Rick Swenson

Dee Dee Jonrowe

Martin Buser

Sonny King

Paul Gebhardt

Mitch Seavey

John Baker

Rick Mackey

Ramy Brooks

Ramy Smyth

Hans Gatt

The names of mushers 2 Vern Halter Tim Osmar Daniel Govoni Aaron Burmeister Jon Little Charlie Boulding Jerome Longo Bill Cotter Jim Lanier Ed Iten John Barren Gwen Holdmenn Jaun Alcina Thomas Tetz Nils Haun Sonny Lidner

Vern Halter

Tim Osmar

Daniel Govoni

Aaron Burmeister

Jon Little

Charlie Boulding

Jerome Longo

Bill Cotter

Jim Lanier

Ed Iten

John Barren

Gwen Holdmenn

Jaun Alcina

Thomas Tetz

Nils Haun

Sonny Lidner

The names of mushers 3 Dave Tresino Buck Church Devan Currier Russel Lane Robert Bundtzen Cindy Gallea Aliy Zurkle Wayne Curtis Lance Mackey Raymie Redington Ray Redington Jr. Bob Chlupach Wally Robinson John Barren

Dave Tresino

Buck Church

Devan Currier

Russel Lane

Robert Bundtzen

Cindy Gallea

Aliy Zurkle

Wayne Curtis

Lance Mackey

Raymie Redington

Ray Redington Jr.

Bob Chlupach

Wally Robinson

John Barren

The names of mushers 4 Palmer Sagoonick Jim Lanier Ron Koczaja Bruce Moroney Roy Monk Morten Fonseca Peryl Kyzer Buck Church Elizabeth Manning Clinton Warnk Karen Ramstead Pedro Curuchet Janson Halsath Stephan Carrick Ryan Redington Art Church

Palmer Sagoonick

Jim Lanier

Ron Koczaja

Bruce Moroney

Roy Monk

Morten Fonseca

Peryl Kyzer

Buck Church

Elizabeth Manning

Clinton Warnk

Karen Ramstead

Pedro Curuchet

Janson Halsath

Stephan Carrick

Ryan Redington

Art Church

Doug Swingley is the winner of the Iditarod. He only had 11 dogs when he crossed the finish line!!! He finished in the time of: 9 days, 55 hours, 50 minutes, and 15 seconds. Doug Swingley

Doug Swingley is the winner of the Iditarod.

He only had 11 dogs when he crossed the finish line!!!

He finished in the time of: 9 days, 55 hours, 50 minutes, and 15 seconds.

Andy Moderow is an Iditarod racer. He won the jr. Iditarod 5 times in a row!!! He is in 19 th place now. He is a good racer. Andy Moderow

Andy Moderow is an Iditarod racer.

He won the jr. Iditarod 5 times in a row!!!

He is in 19 th place now.

He is a good racer.

Rick Swenson had 11 dogs when he crossed the finish line. I want him in 2 nd place. But he is in 4 th place right now. Caroline and I like Rick Swenson. Rick Swenson

Rick Swenson had 11 dogs when he crossed the finish line.

I want him in 2 nd place.

But he is in 4 th place right now.

Caroline and I like Rick Swenson.

Dee Dee Jonrowe was born into a military family. Her dad went into the army when she was only 5 months old. She finished the Iditarod in 10 th place. Dee Dee Jonrowe

Dee Dee Jonrowe was born into a military family.

Her dad went into the army when she was only 5 months old.

She finished the Iditarod in 10 th place.

Chuck King was scratched at Skwentna. He is from Arizona. He is 41. His hobbies are music, medicine, and the outdoors. He’s been to Hollywood. Chuck King

Chuck King was scratched at Skwentna.

He is from Arizona.

He is 41.

His hobbies are music, medicine, and the outdoors.

He’s been to Hollywood.

Peryll Kyzer has been running dogs since 1980. She is a goat farmer when the Iditarod isn’t running. She finished the Iditarod in 50 th place. Peryll Kyzer

Peryll Kyzer has been running dogs since 1980.

She is a goat farmer when the Iditarod isn’t running.

She finished the Iditarod in 50 th place.

Pictures Of Some Other Racers Linwood Fielder Jeff King Paul Gebhardt John Baker Sonny King Ramey Smyth

Balto is a famous dog. Balto was one of the dogs who pulled the sled for the diphtheria epidemic. Balto has a statue of him with his musher in Central Park, New York. Balto is always going to be a hero dog. Balto

Balto is a famous dog.

Balto was one of the dogs who pulled the sled for the diphtheria epidemic.

Balto has a statue of him with his musher in Central Park, New York.

Balto is always going to be a hero dog.

The red lantern is what the last person who crosses the finish line gets because they are glad that they didn’t give up. The red lantern has been hung up every year because of the diphtheria epidemic. The red lantern is to tell the last person where to cross. The red lantern is a guiding light. The Red Lantern

The red lantern is what the last person who crosses the finish line gets because they are glad that they didn’t give up.

The red lantern has been hung up every year because of the diphtheria epidemic.

The red lantern is to tell the last person where to cross.

The red lantern is a guiding light.

Pictures Of The Race

Our Painting Of Doug Swingley

The End By:Michael And Caroline

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