Anchorage, Alaska – Veteran Iditarod musher Dallas Seavey (bib #23) of Talkeetna, Alaska, crossed the finish line of the Iditarod Gold Trail Loop in Deshka Landing at 5:08 a.m. today, claiming his fifth Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race championship. Seavey is now tied with mushing legend Rick Swenson with five total championships. Seavey had 10 […]
“Hello, Central!” If you’ve been to Nome for the Iditarod finish, you’ve definitely heard the resounding voice of longtime resident and beloved Mayor Richard Beneville. We will miss his enthusiasm when the race returns to Nome for the 50th anniversary running, but we know that his spirit will be there welcoming each and every team as they cross […]
Anchorage, Alaska – Veteran musher Dallas Seavey (bib #23) of Talkeetna, Alaska, was the first musher to reach the McGrath checkpoint at 4 p.m. Tuesday with 14 dogs in harness, winning the Alaska Air Transit Spirit of Iditarod Award. Seavey was presented with the handmade prizes created by McGrath residents. Seavey received a pair of […]
The 49th Iditarod race includes 13 women and 34 men, made up of 12 rookies and 35 veterans. Four former Iditarod champions are back in the race and four countries are represented in the field. Five competing mushers have participated in 18 or more Iditarod races. View musher profiles here.