This was the second of three races I need to qualify for Iditarod.... My final qualifier (knock on wood) will be next week: the Sheep Mountain 300.
|hooking up: papas ready to go.
|at the start line.
|and we're off!
|the big swamp before flathorn lake with the chugiak mountains on the horizon.
|a frosty morning gave way to a hot sunny afternoon
|bright sun in the big lake swamp
|crossing the road to the finish line.
|happy with my race.
here's a video with a sampling of the aurora we saw that night:
Thanks to Kristin & Mom for the start/finish photos.