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.
Abandoned rail cars, still-active freight trains, and a slow sunset over the frozen river: frigid Nenana was a beautiful setting for its many canine and human visitors this week.
Explore our image gallery from Fairbanks, the site of this year’s atypical restart for Iditarod 2015.