Tag: McGrath

Lost in time

Two veterans of Alaska’s first Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race – men who did not meet until two years ago despite being almost neighbors – are teaming to try to track down […]

One for the road

Alaska’s largest newspaper appears to have caught the state’s favorite musher – four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champ and beloved outlaw Lance Mackey – starting The Last Great Race the old-fashioned […]

Mind power

As is usually the case, the remote¬†Yentna Station Roadhouse¬†just off the Alaska road system was warm and inviting on Sunday night. Out on the frozen river, however, the temperature was dropping past […]

Idit-a-speed

  Across the big empty to the north of the Alaska Range, 33-year-old Tyson Flaharty, the apparent heir to a rich legacy of powerhouse Fairbanks cyclists, was burning up the Iditarod Trail […]

Peace at last

Once upon a time in Alaska, cross-country skiers and winter cyclists were at each other’s throats. Bikes, it was said, booby-trapped groomed skinny trails with narrow, snake-like ruts waiting to grab the […]

Alaska difference

An iced over Scott Hoberg after winning the Tuscobia Winter Ultra in Wisconsin in 2017 Interior Alaska-normal settled on an endurance race in northern Minnesota last week and almost overnight “Bold North,” […]