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Iditarod Mushers Meet & Greet at the Alaska State Fair
Wasilla, Alaska – Monday, August 27, 2012 - The Iditarod Trail Committee is proud to be a part of the Alaska State Fair’s Meet & Greet Alaska’s Iditarod Legends on Saturday September 1st, 2012. The event will take place at the Borealis Plaza Tent (next to the Borealis Theater) from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
2004 Iditarod Champion Mitch Seavey will be joined by 1978 Iditarod Champion Dick Mackey along with DeeDee Jonrowe, Dan Seavey, Ramey Smyth, Kelley Griffin, Newton Marshall, Scott Janssen, and 2012 Jr Iditarod Champion Conway Seavey to meet race fans attending the fair.
The Iditarod Trail Committee will also have some very special Iditarod artifacts on hand from Iditarod’s past that will help visitors get a glimpse of how “The Last Great Race on Earth” has evolved since its early years.
This is a great opportunity for race fans of all ages to get up close and personal with these athletes as they share their stories of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. There will also be puppies at this event!