George Attla

Open North American Sled Dog Races start today.

Mar 16, 2017
Alaska Dog Musher's Association

As heard on Morning Line today: 

The Iditarod finisher’s list keeps growing today, with more than 30 teams crossing the line…

Iditarod isn’t the only dog race occurring in Alaska today, Open North American Championship (ONAC) is just getting started in Fairbanks at the Musher’s Hall at 8am today.

It’s a 72-year-old dog racing tradition and last three days.  

Over the years the annual race draws mushers from around the world, including Korea, Germany, and Canada.

The change to start to the race in Fairbanks has mushers thinking about new strategies