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In Takotna: Mitch Seavey

We caught up with Mitch Seavey during his 24-hour layover in Takotna. The former Iditarod champ talked about what happens during the layover (“eat, sleep, feed the dogs…”), what makes Takotna a special place to rest, and his competitive outlook for this year’s race:

As of 5:41pm Thursday, Mitch Seavey is in 9th position; he arrived at the Cripple checkpoint at 1:31pm with 14 dogs.