Iditarod Standings as of 3/12/21 at 11:54 AM Alaska Time

Dallas Seavey has moved into the lead, arriving at the McGrath checkpoint at 9:32 this morning, on his way back to Deshka Landing. He has 13 dogs in harness. The remainder of the top five have left Ophir: Brent Sass … Continue reading

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Iditarod Standings as of 3/11/2021 at 1:23 PM Alaska Time

The top five have all reached the mid-way point in the town of Iditarod. Here are their arrival times and the number of dogs still in harness: Brent Sass 3/10 @ 6:08 pm, 14 dogs Aaron Peck 3/10 @ 11:22 … Continue reading

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Iditarod 2020: Race Map

Perhaps I should have posted this earlier, so the checkpoints I am posting daily would make more sense. As you can see, the mushers are following the northern route this year (they alternate between northern and southern), and the top … Continue reading

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Iditarod 2020: Standings as of 3/16 @ 6:20 PM Alaska Time

If it’s Monday, it must be Koyuk! Thomas Waerner remains in the lead, leaving Koyuk @ 13:35. Jessie Royer left Koyuk @ 17:35 Aaron Burmeister left @ 17:42 Mitch Seavey left @ 18:10 Wade Marrs has slipped up to 5th … Continue reading

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Iditarod 2020: Standings as of 3/11 @ 3:17 pm Alaska Time

The top five mushers have now left Ophir, as follows: Paige Drobny @ 9:29 Michelle Phillips @ 9:35 Mitch Seavey @ 10:24 Brent Sass @ 10:35 Lance Mackey @ 10:56 Girls rule today! Current weather in Ophir is partly cloudy … Continue reading

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2019 Iditarod: We Have a Winner!

Peter Kaiser arrives in Nome, winning the 47th running of the Iditarod. Here’s the rest of the top ten, as of 4:30 pm ET on Wednesday, 3/13/19: 1 Peter Kaiser (9) In to Nome 2 Joar Leifseth Ulsom (28) In … Continue reading

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Iditarod Standings at 8 AM Eastern 3/8/18

The majority of the top five are headed for the Iditarod checkpoint, trying to catch up with leader Joar Leifseth Ulsom, who checked in there at 8:28 (Alaska time) last night. He is apparently taking one of his rest breaks, … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the Iditarod

The ceremonial start is going on now, and actual racing starts Sunday at 2:00 pm, Eastern Time (10:00 am in Alaska). Typically the restart, as it is called, leaves from Willow, but poor conditions there have moved it to Fairbanks. … Continue reading

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Mitch Seavey Takes 2017 Iditarod!

Congratulations to Mitch Seavey on making it first to Nome and winning the 2017 Iditarod! He started at Anchorage with 16 dogs and finished 8 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes, and 13 seconds later in Nome with 11 dogs remaining. … Continue reading

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Dallas Seavey Wins the 2015 Iditarod

It’s in the genes!! Dallas is a third generation racing musher who grew up helping his dad, Mitch, and granddad, Dan, train and race dogs. By all accounts Dallas seems like one of the good guys but he has become … Continue reading

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