Beringia-2013 Sled Dog Race Begins in Russia

The Iditarod may be the best known dog sled race, but there are others, like the Beringia Sled Dog Race, which starts Saturday on the Kamchatka peninsula in Russia.The annual Beringia race, certified by the Guinness Book of World Records in 1991 and in 1992 as the longest mushing trail in the world, will cover a distance of 970 kilometers (601 miles) this year, from the village of Esso to the village of Ossora.Read more here:


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