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Iditarod show goes on despite lack of snow

...during the ceremonial start. A lack of snow south of the Alaska Range created treacherous trail conditions, forcing race officials to move the competitive start of the race to Monday in Fairbanks. A stalled jet stream pushed Arctic air and snow...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-07/iditarod-show-goes-on-despite-lack-o
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Cooper claims victory on opening day of state ski meet

...enough snow to properly set classic tracks, and with several loops at Kincaid out of commission due to the dilemma, race officials decided to change today's freestyle event to an individual start, instead of the planned mass start. In addition...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-23/cooper-claims-victory-on-opening-d
Sports
Cooper nabs classic win

...enough snow to properly set classic tracks, and with several loops at Kincaid out of commission due to the dilemma, race officials decided to change today's freestyle event to an individual start, instead of the planned mass start. In addition...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-20/cooper-nabs-classic-win
Sports
Iditarod officials must review decision that avoided safer route out of Fairbanks

...Willow with perilous conditions facing the teams. Why race officials didn't move the restart north to Fairbanks to avoid...The only responsible course of action now is for race officials to review the process that led to a decision that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-18/iditarod-officials-must-review-de
Opinion

...Perhaps by not pushing it down long enough, that's why they didn't get the signal to come and get me," he said.Race officials issued a news release Monday saying that Neff had scratched at 7 a.m. in White Mountain after the race sent a volunteer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-15-9
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Update: Prep skiing schedule changed

...leave another two minutes after that.Saturday's events will feature an individual-start classic race, although race officials reserve the right to switch to freestyle (skate) if the temperatures are significantly warm. The girls varsity...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2013-12-04/update-prep-skiing-schedule-change
Sports
Neither rain nor snow can stop these athletes

...campus is fast becoming a hot spot for the sport. "It's about the worst conditions possible to ride in," said race official Garrett Alexander, also a youth cycling coach with Durango Devo. "You're basically riding in snow and mud, and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-01-02/neither-rain-nor-snow-can-stop-h
Outdoors
Extreme Alaska challenge: 100-mile run, with sled

...child's sled remodeled to hold the roughly 25 pounds of gear that will follow him along the paths.Susitna 100 Race officials require runners to pack or drag provisions such as emergency food, a minus-20-degrees-Fahrenheit sleeping bag...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-02-13/extreme-alaska-challenge-100-mil
Outdoors
Mitch by miles: Sterling's Seavey wins warmer T200

...And all of the sudden, I was in first place," he said. Seavey didn't realize he'd taken first until the race officials adjusted the layover times at Freddie's Roadhouse, the last checkpoint. "Then, I had a dilemma. I actually...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-03/seavey-wins-the-prize-at-this-years-
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T200 dogs died of fluid in lungs

...Kuchinka said. "It was nothing (the mushers) could've foreseen ? it was pretty sudden."According to race officials, Gebhardt attempted life-saving measures but could not revive Fox. Tami Murray, T200 president and race director...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-06/t200-dogs-died-of-fluid-in-lungs
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