Iditarod – Race Day 11 – Nome, Sweet Nome

Jeff and his team of 13 dogs arrived under the Burled Arch early this morning at 4:07!!  His total race time is 10 days, 13 hours, 7 minutes, 20 seconds! The team looked great upon arrival! With tails wagging, they began getting excited to move along not long after...

Iditarod – Race Day 11: White Mountain to Nome!

Hello Race Fans!  We have a winner in this years Iditarod!  Pete Kaiser of Bethel arrived under the Burled Arch in Nome at 03:39 this morning.  🙂  Were you awake to see the finish?  A few of us set an alarm and watched it live on the Insider, and Maren went down to...

Iditarod – Race Day 10: Next up, Elim!

Jeff has been making some nice night runs!  When we signed off last night Jeff had departed Shaktoolik at 21:12 with his team of 13, and was headed to Koyuk.  While we were snoozing Jeff made that run in 7 hours 40 minutes, posting the 2nd fastest run time for that...

Iditarod – Race Day 9 – On the Coast!

It’s Monday Race Fans, and we’re somehow already on Race Day 9! When we left you yesterday, Jeff was on his way to Kaltag.  He arrived at 13:06, stayed for 5 hr 46 minutes and then hit the trail to Unalakleet – heading for the Bering Sea coast!  We...

Iditarod – Race Day 8 – Eagle Island to Kaltag

What’s the word on the Yukon?  Wet.  Teams had a wintry mix of rain and snow back in Anvik, and the wet snow has continued along with lots of overflow on the trail.  An update from Sebastian Schnuelle via his Iditarod Blog “The Armchair Musher” last...

Iditarod – Race Day 7: 8 hour complete!

Just before we called it a night last night, Jeff and the team had arrived in Anvik at 21:40.  Not knowing for sure where he would take his 8 hour mandatory along the Yukon River, we see that he completed his 8 hour rest there, and departed at 6:35 this morning.  He...