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.
On the Yukon this week, some of Iditarod’s top competitors were striving to keep competitive by keeping the focus on dog care.