Photos: Iditarod Awards Banquet 2018

Photos: Iditarod Awards Banquet 2018

Here's a look at the scene Sunday night when mushers gathered in Nome for the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race awards banquet.

Angela Krenzien
Photos: Nome sweet Nome

Photos: Nome sweet Nome

These pictures are just some of the moments KTVA's trail team captured at the end of the Iditarod Trail.

KTVA Web Staff
Photos: Scenes from the Shaktoolik checkpoint

Photos: Scenes from the Shaktoolik checkpoint

Its location along the Bering Sea coast means mushers often face strong winds and blowing snow.

Jason Sear
Photos: From Unalakleet checkpoint

Photos: From Unalakleet checkpoint

Unalakleet marks Mile 737 of the Last Great Race. KTVA's trail team captured these photos from the checkpoint. 

KTVA Web Staff
Photos: Sunny Shageluk checkpoint

Photos: Sunny Shageluk checkpoint

Shageluk, the Ingalik Indian name for "village of the dog people", is especially true when the mushers run through town. 

Iditarod: It's all about the dogs

Iditarod: It's all about the dogs

Mushers? What mushers? This race is all about the dogs.

Jason Sear
Scenes from the Anvik checkpoint

Scenes from the Anvik checkpoint

It's the first checkpoint along the Yukon River -- 512 miles into the 998-mile trail. 

Photos: Scenes from Takotna - Day 2

Photos: Scenes from Takotna - Day 2

Many mushers chose to do their mandatory 24-hour rest at Takotna, making the checkpoint a happening place to be on the fourth day of the Last Great Race - 2018. 

Photos: Takotna checkpoint hospitality

Photos: Takotna checkpoint hospitality

Welcome to Takotna! This Iditarod checkpoint is 329 miles into the 1000-mile race to Nome. 

KTVA Web Staff
Photos: From Skwentna to Nikolai

Photos: From Skwentna to Nikolai

Aerial views of the flight the KTVA Trail crew took from the Skwentna checkpoint to Nikolai, pop. 125 -- the first Native village along the Iditarod Trail. (Mile 263)

Photos: Mushers of the 2018 Iditarod

Photos: Mushers of the 2018 Iditarod

Here's a look at the 67 mushers from Saturday's ceremonial start of the 2018 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

KTVA Web Staff
Photos: Skwentna Iditarod checkpoint

Photos: Skwentna Iditarod checkpoint

Skwentna is a small community of less than 100 residents located at the confluence of the Yentna and Skwentna Rivers.

Jason Sear
Photos: Iditarod Ceremonial Start in Anchorage

Photos: Iditarod Ceremonial Start in Anchorage

This year's field of 67 mushers took off from the ceremonial starting line in downtown Anchorage Saturday morning.

Jason Sear
Photos: Looking back at the 2017 Iditarod

Photos: Looking back at the 2017 Iditarod

Join us for the ceremonial start of the 2018 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in downtown Anchorage on Saturday, March 3.

KTVA Web Staff

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