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2020 Serum Run Expedition: Day 3, Heading To Manley

11 of the original 13 that set out from Nenana to Nome on February 22nd, 2020 for the Serum Run Expedition. Photo from Davis Hovey, KNOM (2020).

The 2020 Serum Run Expedition, which will travel 750 miles, set off from Nenana on Saturday afternoon. As of this update, the group of 13 mushers and snowmachiners reached a spot called Beaver Point Lodge and were en-route to the community of Manley Hot Springs.

To hear some information about the history of the Serum Run, a recap of Saturday’s start, and the current progress of the expedition, listen to KNOM’s Serum Run Expedition update.

Image at top: 11 of the original 13 that set out from Nenana to Nome on February 22nd, 2020 for the Serum Run Expedition. Snowmachiners Phil Pryzmont and Frank Carruthers did not reach Nenana in time for the start. Photo from Davis Hovey, KNOM (2020).

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