Iditarod Update

March 16, 2009 at 4:59 pm (Fun Stuff) (, , )

Baring a storm (which did happen in 95), it looks like Lance Mackey is on his way to a third win. He has fewer than 170 miles left.

1 Lance Mackey out of Shaktoolik (Shak-TOO-lick), 960 miles from Anchorage

2 Sebastian Schnuelle out if Unalakleet (YOU-na-la-kleet), 902 miles form Anchorage

3 Jeff King out if Unalakleet (YOU-na-la-kleet), 902 miles form Anchorage

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Iditarod XXXVII

March 9, 2009 at 9:12 pm (Fun Stuff) (, , , )

On Saturday, the 37th Iditarod began in Anchorage, AK.

67 teams left Anchorage on their way for Nome.  As of this writing, all 67 teams are still in the race, and two-time defending champion, Lance Mackey, is in first place in Rainy Pass.  This is 224 miles outside Anchorage, and 907 from Nome.

Current standings can be seen here.

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