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Ostrander given Alaska Sports Hall of Fame award

...claimed the Joe Floyd Award, for "Significant and Lasting Contribution to Alaska through Sports", and Iditarod musher Aliy Zirkle took the Trajan Langdon Award for "Leadership, Sportsmanship and Inspiration."
Soldotna seamstress creates tunic for Iditarod musher

...really good to me, and why not give back to one of our heroes, our own female hero?" she said. Watts met musher Aliy Zirkle, who placed second overall in the Iditarod, at the ceremonial start of the race in Anchorage where Watts told the...

...Mountain with a one-hour lead, was forced to scratch when the winds shoved his team from the trail. Second place Aliy Zirkle said her race stopped being about winning the Iditarod and became a game of survival by the time she reached Safety...
Dallas Seavey wins the Iditarod

...third," he said. But the trailing musher he thought was his father, defending champion Mitch Seavey, was actually Aliy Zirkle, and they were battling for first place. Only Zirkle knew it, though. The strange finish started Monday afternoon...
Clam Gulch musher reflects on 'treacherous' Iditarod

...under the arch in record-breaking time. He said the final stretch along the Northern Sound Coast where Jeff King and Aliy Zirkle stopped because of limited visibility is dangerous when the wind is howling and blowing snow. With six to eight weeks...
Sterling's Seavey wins Iditarod

...1,000-mile race was nine days, 7 hours and 39 minutes. Seavey's victory came after a dueling sprint against Aliy Zirkle, last year's runner-up, along the frozen, wind-whipped Bering Sea coast. Zirkle crossed the finish line 24...
Ceremonial Iditarod start brings crowds in Anchorage

...of mystery no matter what, if it's warm or if it's cold, or it's windy, or if it's raining," said musher Aliy Zirkle of Two Rivers. Zirkle has finished second each of the last two races. "Every single year, I have to say, I go into...
Is mushing limited by age? Only if you have 4 legs

...the best dog team this time. His son, now 26, ended up placing fourth, behind older competitors, 43-year-old Aliy Zirkle, who was followed by four-time champion King, now 57. Before this year's race, King had been the oldest Iditarod...
Two-Time champion Mitch Seavey tells his tales of the Iditarod trail

...Iditarod," she said. This year's Seavey victory in the 1,000 mile run to Nome came after a dueling sprint against Aliy Zirkle, runner up to Dallas in the 2012 race. "My strategy was to save the team a bit in the mountains for the sprint along...
Iditarod is won but Alaska town greets each musher

...the wind-whipped Bering Sea coast. Mitch Seavey won this year's race Tuesday evening, edging second place musher Aliy Zirkle by 24 minutes. But the reveling will continue as the rest of the remaining mushers - 11 had scratched and one had withdrawn...


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