Fourteen Winters

Today, Lolo is enjoying the early arrival of her 14th winter. DSCF2564It’s hard to believe that it has been almost eleven years since Lolo (along with Pig, on the right) led our 16-dog team out of Anchorage on the 2004 Iditarod…

2004RacestartAnd, of course, both of my tiny, 40-lb. girls led the entire 1,100-miles across Alaska… girl-power at its finest. The photo below is our team climbing up off of the sea ice of Norton Sound and onto the Front Street of Nome. That year was our best time at 12 days, 6 hours, 45 minutes, and 19 seconds…

DSCF0338At age 14.5, running still brings Lolo joy… which, in turn, makes me smile too.

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Mush!

3 thoughts on “Fourteen Winters

  1. Nice to see another String of Dogs post….even the dogs are all smiling in the 2004 Iditarod photo. Thanks for making me smile.

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