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Iditarod 2005 - Tales from the Trail

January 9, 2005

Copper Basin 300 Status

As of Jan 09 1752 AKST (GMT-0900) Karen has apparently scratched from the race. I would think that whatever her reason(s) for stopping it was in the best interest of her dogs to do so when she did.

Bib No. Musher Current Checkpoint Previous Checkpoint Time en Route Speed (MPH) Layovers
Checkpoint Time In Dogs Time Out Dogs Time at CP Checkpoint Time Out 8 Hr 14 Hr
10Ramstead, KarenPaxsonJan 09 090812Scratched------ChistochinaJan 08 214411:246.1 5:38


Current updates during the race can be found at


If you'd like to read details on each checkpoint, visit and here is a map provided by the race organizers


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The checkpoints are:

Race Start: 
Pinneo Park in Glennallen

22 miles to Gakona

Gakona Lodge (optional)

30 miles to Chistochina

Chistochina Village Hall

70 miles to Paxson

Paxson Lodge

17 miles to Meier's Lake

Meier's Lake Roadhouse

35 miles to Sourdough

Sourdough Creek

48 miles to Wolverine

Wolverine Lodge

28 miles to Tolsona

Tolsona Lake Resort

24 miles to Race Finish

Race Finish:
Pinneo Park in Glennallen


The Editor

Karen's Diary - 2005 Edition

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