Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Iditarod Update

Jeff King crossed the finish line in Nome last night (3/15) at 1:11:36. King, who had won the Iditarod Dog Sled Race three times previously, and 12 of his dogs finished the race in 9 days, 11 hours, 11 minutes and 36 seconds.

The rest of the Top Five:

Second: Doug Swingley (9d, 14h, 18m, 20s)
Third: Paul Gebhardt (9d, 15h, 23m, 20s)
Fourth: DeeDee Jonrowe (9d, 16h, 25m, 50s)
Fifth: John Baker (9d, 17h, 37m, 45s)

At this time, nine racers have completed the course. Sixty-three more are still out and expected to finish sometime in the next couple of days. Eleven others have had to drop out for one reason or another.

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