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.
A large crowd of fans lining Front Street cheered Aliy into the chute and to her 15th Iditarod finish midday Wednesday.
In 2015, Jessie Royer achieved her first crack into the top five. Posting consistently fast run times throughout the race, Royer said that she was very pleased with how her team ran this year.
Third to Nome for Iditarod 2015, Aaron Burmeister was greeted by friends, family, and the Nome St. Lawrence Island Singers and Dancers. “The dogs performed phenomenal…I’m just honored to be the guy that was on the runners this year driving them to Nome.”
In Iditarod 2015, Mitch Seavey was second to arrive under Nome’s Burled Arch.
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.
Dallas Seavey is the champion of Iditarod 2015. He’s won the Last Great Race three out of the past four years.
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.
A crowd of onlookers gathered to welcome cyclists Jay Petervary and Jeff Oatley to Nome, after more than two weeks on the frozen Iditarod Trail.