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Pete Kaiser wins 7th Kuskokwim 300 title

man hugging sled dogs

This story by Ben Matheson was originally published by KYUK, and was republished with permission.

Bethel musher Pete Kaiser won his seventh Kuskokwim 300 title Sunday afternoon, outpacing a field of top mushers on the notoriously unpredictable Kuskokwim River trail.

2023 Kuskokwim 300 Preview

Man kneeling next to slog dog team at end of race.

As of last week, 23 mushers are signed up for Alaska’s premiere mid-distance sled dog race, the Kuskokwim 300!

Pete Kaiser secures sixth K300 win in scratchless race

Man kneeling next to slog dog team at end of race.

Pete Kaiser crossed the Kuskokwim 300 finish line at 7:59 Sunday morning, making him the 2022 K300 champion. Over 17 hours later, at 1:18 Monday morning, the race came to a close as John Snyder crossed the finish line in 16th place.

2020 K300 Features Finish Line Excitement, Pete Kaiser a Five-Time Winner

Bethel’s own Pete Kaiser has claimed his fifth Kuskokwim 300 victory in the last six years, crossing the finish line just after 8:45am yesterday. KNOM’s Davis Hovey reports: for Kaiser and many others, this year’s race ended up being more than just a typical K300. When Pete Kaiser completed another K300 in 1st place Sunday […]

19 Mushers, Ranging From 21 to 78 Years-Young, Set to Race 2020 Kuskokwim 300

Sled dog musher walks among his team wearing protective gear.

The Kuskokwim 300 organization has released what could be the final list of mushers competing in this year’s race. Nine days from the start of the K300, race manager Paul Basile hesitates to say these 19 teams are finalized. “A couple have withdrawn over the last couple weeks mainly over concerns about the training they’ve been […]