Former Manila resident runs mushing race
Allen Moore, formerly of Manila, ran the 300 mile Copper Basin Mushing Race from Glennallen, AK, in January. He was training new dogs and still came in eighth place.
Moore has been in Alaska for 12 years. He trains and mushes dogs in the winter and works construction in the summer. It has been said that the four seasons in Alaska are June, July and winter.
Moore is the father of Jennifer and Bridgett Moore of Manila and the son of Donnie Moore of Manila and Earl Moore of Gosnell.