By KTVA CBS 11 News

8:56 PM February 21, 2014 Email @KTVA

The 79th annual winter festival kicked off Friday, Feb. 21

The Fur Rondy World Championship Sled Dog Races began Friday, Feb. 21 and conclude Sun. Feb. 23.

Teams race 25 miles per day on a spectator-lined course that starts at the corner of Fourth Avenue and D Street in Downtown Anchorage.

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