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Eyes on the trail

Joe Runyan, of Cliff, N.M., takes time to smile for the camera before a training...Gulch to train with Tim Osmar of Ninilchik. Photo courtesy of Jon Little Joe Runyan is a name familiar to most fans of sled dog racing. He is the 1989 Iditarod...
Iditarod fast fact:

...Clarion will preview the race with daily profiles on area mushers. Jeff King is one of only two mushers to win the triple crown of dog mushing by claiming victories in the Iditarod, Yukon Quest and Europe's Alpirod. Joe Runyan is the other.
A champion and a genius: Mackey sets new standard for racing with accomplishment

...out to win the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod in the same year. Only three people have ever won both races, those being Joe Runyan, Jeff King and Rick Mackey (Lance?s brother), but none of them had made competitive attempts at both races in...
It's a race, but not everyone's goal is to win

...said this year, there is one other unique example of mushers coming to compete, but not trying to win the T-200. "Joe Runyan and Rachael Scdoris are just trying to build a relationship on the trail," he said, referring to the 1989 Iditarod...
Comeback king strikes again

...seventh (6:21 p.m.). Last year's champion, Ken Anderson of Fairbanks, scratched, as did former Iditarod champ Joe Runyan. Two Rivers musher Allen Moore crossed the T-100 finish line at 3:11 a.m. Sunday, 16 minutes ahead of Kasilof's...
Peninsula Clarion - News

...said he thinks he will be able to run a fluid race without this problem. The third past Iditarod champion signed up, Joe Runyan, also has won the Yukon Quest and the European Alpirod. While he now lives in Boise, Idaho, he has come out of sled...


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