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Iditarod registration begins Saturday

By KTVA Sports 6:15 PM June 27, 2014

We are 252 days away from the 2015 Iditarod. Mushers will start to register Saturday June 28 at the Wasilla headquarters for the race next year.

Along with race registration, there is an annual meeting and picnic planned. Activities are scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Mushers have until Dec. 1 to sign up for the Last Great Race.

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