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Iditarod mushers hit the trail

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Mushers in Alaska hit the trail this weekend.

The 2013 Iditarod got underway as sled-dog teams were sent off.

The 1,000-mile race spans from Anchorage to Nome. Sixty-six teams entered this year's competition.

Dallas Seavey is working to defend his title from last year, as he is in the number 19 slot, just behind four-time champion Jeff King.