Aaron Burmeister of Nome is the 2nd place finisher in this year’s Iditarod Sled Dog Race. His time on the Gold Loop Trail concluded at 8:23 AM, just a few hours behind Dallas Seavey. Seavey was first into Deshka Landing at 5:08 earlier this morning. Burmeister bested his previous top place finish of 3rd place in 2015. He came in 5th in 2020.
The top 5 finishers (in order) are Dallas Seavey, Aaron Burmeister, Brent Sass, Wade Marrs, and Mille Porsild. Nicolas Petit is the latest finisher to arrive in Deshka Landing in 6th place at 1:25pm. As of this afternoon, 30 mushers are still on the trail.
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Image at top: Aaron Burmeister in great spirits as he arrives in Skwentna. Photo by Dave Poyzer/Iditarod, used with permission.