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Close race shapes up in Iron Dog take an eight-hour layover at Galena, which is 98 miles from Kaltag.Sitting pole position in this group is Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage, the two-time defending champions. McKenna and VanMeter, who has five...
Iron Dog reaches Nome champion who scratched in Galena on Tuesday due to mechanical problems.Marc McKenna of Anchorage and Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof, a five-time champ, got into Nome in fourth place at 5:20 p.m. The pair is seeking their third...
Area riders VanMeter, Davis chase Iron Dog leaders

...been successful in the X Games, with Davis holding four medals and Simons two.The second squad into Unalakleet was Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage. They arrived 16 minutes after Davis and Simons.VanMeter, who holds five...
Iron Dog reaches Nome

Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof and his teammate, Todd Palin of Wasilla, were the first riders to pull into Nome in the Tesoro Iron Dog snowmachine...
Iron Dog racers roar toward Nome

...of the Iron Dog as the 2,031-mile snowmachine race across Alaska neared its halfway point in Nome.Kasilof's Dusty VanMeter and Marc McKenna of Anchorage, the defending champions, were in fourth place Monday night. They were taking their...
Sports Briefs

...declared a layover there to take the lead. Olstad and McKenna arrived in Kaltag at 9:55 p.m. Peninsula rider Dusty VanMeter?s team had to scratch in McGrath due to a mechanical problem. Soldotna Little League seeks coaches, umps The...
'No matter what''s body and often leaves the rider baked in his coat, sauteed in sweat. Racing snowmachines at such speeds forces Dusty VanMeter to quickly adjust to changing conditions, endure long periods of physical exhaustion paired with sleep deprivation...
McKenna, VanMeter stay in good position in Iron Dog

...where they declared their 10-hour layover. They got to Kaltag at 3:38 p.m.Marc McKenna, of Anchorage, and Dusty VanMeter, of Kasilof, led the field into Unalakleet, but they decided to take their layover there, while a few teams went...
Iron Dog blasts off

...of 7 hours, 59 minutes and 0 seconds.The Peninsula has two racers in the Pro Class. The defending champions are Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof and Marc McKenna of Anchorage. They were in McGrath in fifth place with a trail time of 8:31:03...
Iron Dog revs up

...entered in this year?s Iron Dog. The other peninsula racers competing for a share of the $123,600 purse are Dusty VanMeter of Kasilof, Chet Williams of Anchor Point and Dick Jimmer of Seward. With the exception of Davis, who drives an...


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