Dallas Seavey is the current race lead, checking out of the Iditarod checkpoint at 2:55 this afternoon with 14 dogs. He heads back down the Gold Trail Loop towards the race finish at Deshka Landing.
Another musher scratched at McGrath this afternoon, Rookie Christopher Parker scratched out of the best interest for his team, he had 8 dogs on the line.
Listen more for the top positions on the trail this evening, including a trail and weather outlook for this weekend, here:
Image at top: Dallas Seavey racing in 2017. Photo: Ben Matheson, KNOM.