Iditarod Starts in 18 Days!

Although today the race could be held in Texas, The Iditarod will, as always, be held in Alaska, starting on March 7th. However, they have made some significant changes due to COVID-19. Here’s the scoop: The Iditarod Trail Committee confirmed … Continue reading

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Iditarod 2020: And the winner is…

The top 15 mushers have arrived safely in Nome. It seems like the race went by really fast this year! Without further ado, here are the top five finishers: Thomas Waerner, total race time 9 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes, … 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 3/12 @ 6:42 PM Alaska Time

The top five mushers have all reached Cripple checkpoint, with the top two already leaving. The top two have also completed their 24-hour rest periods. It appears the other three are in the middle of their 24-hour rest. 1st place: … 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 as of 9:20 pm ET, Saturday 3/9/2019

Nicolas Petit has slipped down to 2nd place, getting in to Kaltag 3 minutes after Peter Kaiser. 1 Peter Kaiser (9) In to Kaltag 2 Nicolas Petit (20) In to Kaltag 3 Joar Leifseth Ulsom (28) Out of Eagle Island … Continue reading

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Saturday Survey: Iditarod 2018

One of my bucket list items is to go to Alaska to actually see the Iditarod in person. In lieu of that, I’m following along as best I can from Ohio. How about you – are you a big fan? … Continue reading

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Saturday Survey: Iditarod 2016

I’ve been following the Iditarod fairly closely. As always, I’m pulling for the only female musher who regularly finishes in the top five: Aliy Zirkle. Who do you think will win? Listed in the survey are the five who were … Continue reading

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2016 Iditarod Standings: 09 March @ 3:40 pm Eastern

Dallas Seavey has taken over the lead, while his father Mitch has fallen out of the top five, lagging at Takotna checkpoint while the leaders have progressed through Ophir. Four mushers (Gatt, DeNure, Steves, and Koenig) have scratched. The five … Continue reading

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2nd Mackey dog is 3rd dog to die during this Iditarod 2015

Sad news from the Idatirod trail. Dallas Mackey has lost a 2nd dog. A 3-year-old male named Stiffy died suddenly at about 5:15 p.m. Friday on the trail between Elim and White Mountain. Another 3-year-old Mackey dog, Wyatt, who died … Continue reading

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