Lolly
Medley

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 Lolly Medley, the late Wasilla harness maker was one of two women to run the second Iditarod in 1974.

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Lolly became the second woman to cross the Iditarod finish line in Nome coming in 29 minutes after Mary Shields in the second running of the race in 1974. In addition to mushing Lolly, who home-schooled Ramey and was also was also a gifted harness maker, convinced the Iditarod Trail Committee in 1979 to begin awarding a Lolly Medley Golden Harness award to be presented to the most outstanding lead dog in the race as voted on by the mushers themselves. The prize consists of a custom embroidered dog harness and some cash. In the early years of the award, Lolly created the harnesses herself.

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