- Willow Community Center
- Willow, AK
- Location: Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
- Recurring on the 1st Sunday of March
- Time: 2:00 PM
The 51st running of The Last Great Race officially begins on Willow Lake the first Sunday in March. Mushers will leave the starting line in two-minute intervals beginning at 2 p.m. It is the last time they are on the road system as they make their 1,100-mile trip to Nome.