FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Iron Dog, which is known as the longest, toughest snow machine race in the world, is looking at some big changes for the upcoming year.
According to their press release, the Iron Dog is planning to add 375 miles to it's course, tallying the race at a total of 2,409 miles.
The added distance is calculated from the loop from Koyuk to Kotzebue that has been added to this year's course.
The 37th running of the race will begin at Pike's landing here in Fairbanks on February 16th and will end in Willow, a the new destination for the race.
Registration for the race opened this weekend, with the final day to sign up scheduled for October 31st.