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Travel Bug Dog Tag Race to Nome

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Wednesday, 22 September 2004
California, United States
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Current GOAL

The goal of this bug is to reach the start of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race in Anchorage,Alaska by March 2007.

About This Item


This travel bug was released in San Carlos, CA by Mrs. Higginbotham's Kindergarten class and Mrs. Wolfe's 2nd grade class to celebrate the Iditarod. We would love to see it reach the goal and then come back to Arundel School.

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Tracking History (4794.2mi) View Map

Write note 11/28/2007 KennyHannahJacobKatie posted a note for it   Visit Log

Any pix for the folks watching this cache?

I know I've been wondering about this for a while! /Lefty

Write note 11/27/2007 k5blazer84 posted a note for it   Visit Log

cool story

Grab It (Not from a Cache) 11/18/2007 Sierra Hikers grabbed it   Visit Log

THis travel bug has finished it's journey and is back at our school. THank you to Martin for making it an amazing journey!

Dropped Off 07/11/2007 Eagle618 placed it in Green Cap Cache Alaska - 36.16 miles  Visit Log
Write note 03/16/2007 Miriam&Molly posted a note for it   Visit Log

Saw the article in the SF Chronicle online. Great idea for a travel bug, and big kudos to Martin Buser for helping it go far beyond its goal of simply seeing the start of the Iditarod, and actually finish the Iditarod!

Write note 03/16/2007 TeamGreenBag posted a note for it   Visit Log

My aunt sent me a link to the SF Chronicle article:

Write note 03/12/2007 geohamcash posted a note for it   Visit Log

We read this TB's story on the front page of the SF Chronicle. We are wishing Martin & "Race to Nome" Godspeed!

Write note 03/10/2007 ehoover posted a note for it   Visit Log

Cool article on the front page of today's San Francisco Chronicle that features the story of this travel bug!

Write note 02/13/2007 Eagle618 posted a note for it   Visit Log

I just happen to know Martin and not only is the TB going to go to the start of the race, but it's going to Nome with him. Martin Thank you and you are a truely wonderful person and winner in my book. GOOD LUCK and I'll see you when you get back home to Big Lake. Currently in the hands of Martin Buser to go ALL the way to Nome and back. Thank you Martin Buser for ALL your help.

[This entry was edited by Eagle618 on Friday, February 16, 2007 at 12:10:21 PM.]

  • Martin with the TB
  • Martin and me giving him the TB.
  • Under his arch naming his kennels
Grab It (Not from a Cache) 01/08/2007 Eagle618 grabbed it   Visit Log

Will help this TB along on it's mission.

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