This is from the Cross Country Trail Conditions web page

The Chester Creek trail is currently being prepared by the Alaska Sled Dog Racing Association groomers for the upcoming Rondy World Championship Sled Dog Races planned for Friday 2/23, Saturday 2/24 and Sunday 2/25. The trail will be closed until 4pm on race days from A Street east through Goose Lake through APU, onto the east and south trails around University Lake and then over the Tudor Road Bridge. The Iditarod groomers will be out the following week dragging and packing the trail route. The classical / diagonal ski tracks will not be set until after the Iditarod Start scheduled for Saturday 3/3 around 3pm. The Chester Creek Trail west of A to the lagoon will groomed only if a heavy snow occurs between 2/20 and 3/3.
Report by John McCleary.