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Thursday, July 14, 2011

3rd Annual Philadephia Area Idiotarod To Be Held August 13th

The Iditarod is the famous 1,150 mile race in which sled dogs pull a sled across Alaska. The Philadelphia Area Idiotarod is pretty much the same thing, except that instead of dogs pulling a sled across Alaska it’s five “idiots” pulling a shopping cart around Phoenixville.The Idiotarod features people in costumes and themed carts. The race, though fun, is competitive and teams have been known to sabotage each other in an effort to win. After the race is over join us for the awards ceremony and afterparty at Molly Maguire's Irish Restaurant and Pub, located at 197 Bridge Street. There will be a free buffet for all Idiotarod team members, and free parking is available in the lot behind Molly's on Main Street.

This year's race will be held on Saturday, August 13th beginning at 1pm. For more information and to register your team, visit the Idiotarod website at phillyidiotarod.weebly.com.

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