Seavy leads Iditarod on the way back to the finish line

    Three time Idiatrod Champ Dallas Seavey leading 2021 event

    Former Iditarod Champion Dallas Seavey was the first musher out of the Iditarod checkpoint and has made his way to checkpoints in Ophir and McGrath sent then.

    He pulled in to McGrath at 9:32 Thursday morning as he heads back down the trail to the finish line in Willow.  He's a couple of hours ahead of second place Brent Sass at this point.

    Forty-one mushers remain on the trail.  Forty-six started the race.  Four mushers scratched while Gunnar Johnson was withdrawn after testing positive for COVID-19.



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