Ikidarod Mimics Iditarod as Fourth-Graders Learn About Alaskan Race

A fourth-grade lesson went to the dogs Tuesday.Students ventured into the wilderness — the Port Edwards Elementary School Little Hawks Outdoor Classroom, anyway — to participate in the fourth grade’s 16th annual “Ikidarod.”The approximately three-mile race mimics Alaska’s Iditarod, an annual race to Nome, Alaska, that began Sunday. It takes more than a week to complete the nearly 1,000-mile race through the Alaskan wilderness.Read more here: http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com/article/20120307/WRT0101/203070662/Ikidarod-mimics-Iditarod-fourth-graders-learn-about-Alaskan-race?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE

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