WILLOW, Alaska (KTUU) - The 47th Iditarod begins March 2, and KTUU’s MK Burgess caught up with veteran musher Wade Marrs. The two discussed what makes lead dog material, and how he names his puppies.
Wade Marrs holding a puppy at his Stump Jumpin’ Kennel in Willow.
The 2019 Iditarod will be the Willow mushers ninth race. Marrs finished in 4th place in the 2016 Iditarod. The 28-year old musher operates the Stump Jumpin’ Kennel out of Willow.