Eddie Burke Jr. claimed Rookie of the Year honors in the 2023 Iditarod, finishing in seventh place late Tuesday in Nome.
This article by Lex Treinen was originally published by Alaska Public Media. It was republished with permission through a partnership with KNOM. When Ryan Redington crossed the finish line in Nome on Tuesday afternoon, he became just the sixth Alaska Native musher to win the Iditarod in the race’s 50 years. The two mushers on this year’s podium […]
Ryan Redington is the 2023 champion of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
Ryan Redington and his six-dog team left White Mountain in first place at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, after their mandatory eight-hour rest.
After the steep and windy Alaska Range has been navigated and the bumpy Farewell Burn is in the dust, there are plenty of trail miles Iditarod mushers face that are just, well, a little bit boring.
Three Alaska Native mushers are leading the charge to Nome in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
It wasn’t how Iditarod rookie Eddie Burke Jr. wanted to start his 34th birthday.
Ryan Redington was the first Iditarod musher to reach the Bering Sea coast on Sunday.
This article by Ben Matheson was originally published by Alaska Public Media. It was republished with permission through a partnership with KNOM. It’s a close race for the prestigious Iditarod Rookie of the Year award. Six eligible rookies began the race last Sunday, but after Jennifer LaBar and Gregg Vitello scratched, just four remain in the […]
After defending champion Brent Sass withdrew from the Iditarod citing health concerns, four teams emerged in a tight pack at the front of the field with a strong shot at vying for the win. The four left Kaltag within about two-and-a-half hours of one another to make their way toward the first coastal checkpoint of Unalakleet.