Iditarod: A spectator's guide

By Tracy Sabo, CNNUpdated 6th March 2012
Iditarod fans had a chance to meet their favorite mushers at the annual Mushers Banquet in Anchorage.
The official start of the Alaska Iditarod Sled Dog Race took place Sunday at Willow Lake. CNN Tracy Sabo was there.
Dogs race through the snow at the ceremonial start of the Iditarod in Anchorage, Alaska, on Saturday.