At the Nome finish line on Wednesday, Jeff King waxed nostalgic, full of stories, about a very memorable Iditarod this year. But he was also ready for rest.
Joar Leifseth Ulsom, who finished Iditarod 43 in 6th place on Wednesday, had relatively few words to describe his 2015 run — but the words he did say were positive ones.
Relive the championship finish of the Last Great Race — Dallas Seavey’s third Iditarod win — in images and excerpts from KNOM’s live, finish-line radio broadcast on Wednesday.
There are few certainties in the Iditarod — even in the eleventh hour — but it’s probable we’ll see a championship finish in Nome around 4am Wednesday morning.
Under clear, cold skies, the Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race brought out a sizable crowd of spectators — and competitors — to the sea ice at Nome’s southern shoreline.
Full standings for today’s race are now available. Congratulations to Andrew Harrelson: the champion of Nome-Golovin 2015 and this year’s fastest rookie.
Preliminary photographs and Twitter updates from the 2015 Nome-Golovin Snowmachine Race.
Meet a few of the racers of Nome-Golovin 2015.
Nome-Golovin 2015 starts today at 12noon. Follow the race with KNOM: on-air (96.1 FM, 780 AM), on social media (#NomeGLV), and with updates on this website later on Saturday.
“I’m too old for this crap,” Chuck Schaeffer says. On the Yukon, Schaeffer and Richie Diehl talk about the sometimes-rough trail to Ruby, Galena, and beyond.