Mitch Seavey finished a 1,000-mile journey in Nome on Tuesday afternoon, winning Iditarod 2017. See photos of his last 3 miles on the trail.
The 2016 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race saw more than 70 teams make the 1,000-mile trek from Anchorage to Nome, traversing Alaska’s vast wilderness. Thanks to you, we covered the race for our listeners, just as we’ve done since its inception in 1973.
In Iditarod 44, a combination of high-quality dog care, mental toughness, and resiliency brought many mushers to Nome in record times.
Thursday night into early Friday morning, Iditarod mushers Melissa Owens Stewart and Tom Jamgochian finished their races — and, in so doing, came home.
Wade Marrs and Pete Kaiser make a race for the burled arch, finishing in 4th and 5th.
Pushing through a harrowing incident along the Yukon, Aliy Zirkle persevered to her fifth top-five finish in the last five years.
“Unless there’s a big earthquake, one of us is going to win,” Mitch Seavey predicted about himself and his son, Dallas, during his layover in White Mountain.
Mushers from Nome, Aniak, Bethel, and Akiak are among the more than 60 sign-ups for the 2016 Iditarod.
Dallas Seavey is the champion of Iditarod 2015. He’s won the Last Great Race three out of the past four years.
Despite being passed at the last minute by competitor Dan Kaduce, Kotzebue musher Katherine Keith was in superb spirits upon arriving in Nome – in 32nd…