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2019 Iditarod in videos: What mushers are saying

  • Author: Marc Lester
  • Updated: March 11
  • Published March 10

Iditarod musher Nicolas Petit was the first musher to reach the Bering Sea coast at Unalakleet on Sunday morning, March 10, 2019. (Marc Lester / ADN)
The Iditarod's chase pack talks about the long run up the Yukon River and their chance to gain ground on the race leaders. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Iditarod musher Aliy Zirkle is greeted by the children of Shageluk on March 8, 2019. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Joar Leifseth Ulsom rested in Shageluk, but Nicolas Petit continued through and claimed the lead just after midnight on March 8, 2019, in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Joar Leifseth Ulsom tends to his sled and Jessie Royer recalls a rough run over tussocks outside the checkpoint at Iditarod on March 7, 2019. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Defending champion Joar Leifseth Ulsom talks about the 2019 Iditarod so far and what's ahead on Wednesday evening in Takotna. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Iditarod musher Emily Maxwell talks about sleep deprivation on the Iditarod Trail while stopped at the Nikolai checkpoint on March 5, 2019. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Mushers tell their stories of getting to Rohn during the 2019 Iditarod. (Marc Lester / ADN)
Musher Jessie Holmes repairs his broken sled at Rainy Pass during the 2019 Iditarod on March 4, 2019. (Marc Lester / ADN)
From Abbott to Zirkle: The 52 mushers in Iditarod 2019. (Marc Lester / ADN)

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