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Urban Iditarod races through downtown Salt Lake City

Published March 4, 2012 10:30 am

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Saturday marked the 5th Annual Salt Lake City Urban Iditarod.

Teams of "dogs" led by a musher pulled sleds — shopping carts — through Salt Lake City for about four miles.

As an incentive to run, dogs and mushers alike had several "rest stops" at various bars to replenish lost fluids.