We can see a few more lights in the distance. That is not always the case here specially if it is blowing like this outside. SImply there is not much snow left to blow around. In a way that is a very good thing, as otherwise that would make conditions harder than they already are. Jeff King and Mart...
” 5 Miles out ” is my 3 a.m., wake up call. We all had been taking a bit of a nap before the checkpoints gets busy. Now the checkpoint is a flurry of activity. Half of the village has arrived also…. and that is in the middle of the night.
Shelagh GellerThank you for being up all hours, posting, making photos, making us armchair mushers (in Europe) happy! Thank you to everyone who comes out in the middle of the night to welcome mushers at checkpoints and help make their stay comfortable. Thank you!3 · 1 hour ago
Colleen NordholmI want to thank you all for keeping us all informed. I live on the Oregon Coast and truly LOVE the Iditarod....thanks so very much!1 · 1 hour ago
LeeAnn JeyakaranThanks from North Carolina, all the dogs and mushers are so inspiring!
Aliy! Aliy! Aliy!1 · 33 minutes ago
Sebastian SchnuelleAnd this is exactluy what I wrote" And for now…. it is Aliy Zirkle who is in command of Iditarod 42 with running the ” normal Takotna 24hr layover ” schedule. " and what is wrong with that Ardele Lockwood????3 · 33 minutes ago
Robert GlazierLooking good Aliy!....Congrats to all the racers also.....25 minutes ago
Corey WeeksHere comes the seavey's their rest schedule is about to pay off . Both Mitch and dallas are getting closer to aliy making up. 5. To 6 hours and they even rested between kaltag and unakaleet.2 hours ago
Aliy Zirkle, our new race leader, departs Unalakleet at about 8:48pm. The sky is clear and a half moon hangs in the sky. Yet, it seems very dark, especially as wind has picked up. Always on the coast you have this sensation that the wind comes from the ocean, damp, penetrating.