Behind the doors of this log cabin in Wasilla, Alaska, is the Iditarod headquarters. Here you can learn how Joe Redington, Sr. founded “The Last Great Race on Earth” in 1973. See historic memorabilia from the 1,150 mile sled dog race and take your own short ride behind a dog team. If you are daring, sign up for the next event in March. Be forewarned: your brutal travel from Anchorage to Nome may be in blizzard conditions with wind chills of -100° F. That endurance test lasts 9 to 17 days.