Mushers from Nome, Aniak, Bethel, and Akiak are among the more than 60 sign-ups for the 2016 Iditarod.
On his 32nd Iditarod, pulling into Huslia, Martin Buser reassesses his team and his race: “If I make this race so important that I compromise my values, then I’m a loser. That’s what I don’t want to happen.”
In photos: Looking back at Manley Hot Springs, and the trail into Tanana, mushers enjoyed some sunshine, offering a small respite from cold temperatures.
What’s a good race for Rohn this year? “Finish the race with as many dogs as I have. It’s just about getting all the dogs happy and healthy to the finish line.”
Kaiser is the first Bethel musher to win the race in 29 years.
Twenty-five mushers will take off from Bethel over a fast, icy trail to Aniak and back Friday night in the 36th annual running of the Kuskokwim 300.
Last year, Martin Buser turned heads with a somewhat-unorthodox mushing schedule, very early in the race. Leading the 2013 Iditarod pack through Yentna, Skwentna, Finger Lake,…
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In 18th and 19th place – and just one second apart – father and son Martin and Rohn Buser crossed under Nome’s Burled Arch Thursday morning.