North American Sled Dog Race

Yesterday, my daughter and I headed to downtown Fairbanks to enjoy the event.
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Did I mention that it was also St. Patty’s day?

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The spectators were lined up on both sides of the street the cheer on the racers. 

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The racers were literally bouncing up and down with excitement…howling and complaining about having to wait.

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And off they go!!!
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These dogs are so anxious to run, look at how many people it takes to HOLD the team, when they are ready to go!

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This is one of my favorite pictures of the day.

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And there they go!

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As well as the race, there was a fur auction going across the street. 

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I really, really wanted that blue wolf fur!

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Oh, and there was also a "heavy weight" contest going on.

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A great day in Fairbanks!

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