Alaska’s Knik 200: An important test for Iditarod hopefuls

The Knik 200-Joe Redington Sr. Memorial Sled Dog Race, founded by Sally Welch of Eagle River, Alaska, continues to be a valuable training race for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Held each year on the first weekend in January, the popular race starts at Knik Lake — at mile 13 of Knik-Goose Bay Road in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley — and part of the trail route runs through the historic townsite of Knik, following the world-famous Iditarod Trail. Read more here: http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/knik-200-important-test-iditarod-hopefuls

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