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Celebrate the Iditarod! - GeekMom
Today is the beginning of one of the toughest (and most egalitarian) races in the world. The Iditarod covers 1,160 snow-covered miles. The race commemorates the heroism of sled dog mushers who, against the odds, delivered serum from Anchorage to Nome during a diphtheria epidemic. In 1927 before a vaccine was developed, this was a …