Iditarod 2020: Race Day 11 – Picking up the pace!

Folks, we have a winner!  Norwegian musher, Thomas Waerner, crossed the finish line in Nome at 12:37 a.m. this morning as the Iditarod XLVIII champion.  Mitch Seavey and Jessie Royer followed suit at 6:15 and 7:47 a.m. respectively.  Ten teams have now finished...

Iditarod 2020: Race Day 10 – The Norton Sound

After 6 hours of rest, Sean left Unalakleet at 5:06 am with a belly full of pizza and 13 happy, healthy dogs and is now making his way up the coast of the Norton Sound toward Shaktoolik.  Earlier this week, we posted the news that Shaktoolik no longer wanted to deal...

Iditarod 2020: Race Day 9 – To the Gold Coast!

Sean has left the Yukon River and is headed toward Unalakleet, the first checkpoint along the coast.  Will he stop at the haunted Old Woman cabin along the way?  Only time will tell! This section of trail is most well-known for it’s high winds and storms that...

Iditarod 2020: Race Day 6 – The Yukon River, Part 1

Sean has made it to the Yukon River!  The team of 13 pulled into Ruby, the first checkpoint along the mighty Yukon, at 7:15 am this morning.  Race rules state that mushers must take one eight hour stop within a checkpoint along the Yukon River.  Those checkpoints are...