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Four-time champion Jeff King poses with a fan at the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Anchorage, Alaska. The competitive portion of the 1,000-mile race is scheduled to begin on Sunday in Willow, 50 miles to the north. (AP Photo/Rachel D'Oro)