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Sam and Jess live with their 30(ish) dogs on an airstrip near the Iditarod trail in Knik, AK.  We are currently preparing for Jess to run the Iditarod in March 2019.

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2019 Sponsors

We are very excited to have SmartStop as our sponsor.  In addition to our sponsorship, they are donating to support rural Alaskan veterinary care as well.  https://smartstopselfstorage.com/

Thanks to Arctic Vet, and a good friend of Tailwind kennels Dr. Neu.

Jeremiah, Pat Glaab, and the whole team at Northline Seafoods keep our dogs fed with salmon, thank you!  https://www.northlineseafoods.com/

Jenny and Alex,  A big thanks to our first sponsors! Testing out that "Donate" button!

The K300, Jessica's hometown race, has been sponsoring her since she was a kid in Bethel.  We are grateful for their continued support.

Deb Reichard and Manfred Finger, for their continued support for over 20 years of Jessica's mushing, thanks for all the help. 

Thanks to Robert Dennard with the Sitka fire department and his partner in crime Rosco!

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