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Iditarod 45: Interactive Trail Map

By KTVA Sports 1:07 PM February 10, 2017

Citing a lack of snow and poor trail conditions through the Alaska Range, the Iditarod Trail Committee unanimously decided to move this year’s official restart to Fairbanks. (Route seen in blue on the map above.)

Per Iditarod rules, mushers traditionally take the southern route (seen in orange above) on odd numbered years. This is only the third time in the race’s history that it has moved the restart to Fairbanks.

This year’s route is the same trail mushers ran in 2015. Click on the communities above to see photos and learn more about the Iditarod checkpoints.

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Checkpoint Distance to Checkpoint Cumulative Distance to Nome
Anchorage to Campbell Airstrip 11 11 968
Fairbanks to Nenana 60 71 908
Nenana to Manley 90 161 818
Manley to Tanana 66 227 752
Tanana to Ruby 119 346 633
Ruby to Galena 50 396 583
Galena to Huslia 82 478 501
Huslia to Koyukuk 86 564 415
Koyukuk to Nulato 22 586 393
Nulato to Kaltag 47 633 346
Kaltag to Unalakleet 85 718 261
Unalakleet to Shaktoolik 40 758 221
Shaktoolik to Koyuk 50 808 171
Koyuk to Elim 48 856 123
Elim to Golovin 28 884 95
Golovin to White Mountain 18 902 77
White Mountain to Safety 55 957 22
Safety to Nome 22 979 0
Total Distance 979


Distance between checkpoints provided by Iditarod Trail Committee. Actual mileage may vary depending on placement of the trail markers. 

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