Alaska Orthopedic Specialists, previously Alaska Hand-Elbow-Shoulder, and Dr. Michael McNamara are proud to sponsor Happy Trails Kennels, the home of four-time Iditarod Champion Martin Buser. Martin is currently the musher with the most consecutive Iditarod finishes, 33 races completed in a row, 36 total finishes. Buser was inducted into the Iditarod Hall of Fame in 2017 and is a four-time Iditarod champion winning the race in 1992, 1994, 1997, and 2002. Tim Pappas of Happy Trails Kennel will also be taking a team to Nome this year. To learn more about Happy Trails Kennels, visit their website.
Please join us in cheering on Martin Buser (Bib #26) and Tim Pappas (Bib #3) on their journey to Nome! The 2020 Iditarod Ceremonial start begins Saturday, March 7th starting at 10:00 AM in downtown Anchorage and the Official Iditarod start begins on Sunday, March 8th at 2:00 PM in Willow, Alaska. Visit the Iditarod website to follow along the Iditarod trail.