K300

After months of dirt, ice, and bare ground, the recent snowfall means it’s time again for sled dog racing on the Y-K Delta. The K300 race manager is Zach Fansler.
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Kristy Berington, 29, Kasilof

Kristy Berington, 29, Kasilof

The K300 banquet and awards ceremony took place in Bethel last night. Kristy Berington of Kasilof took home two prestigious awards. One was the “Humanitarian Award” for the good care she took of her dog team. She also received the “Sportsmanship Award” which is voted on by other mushers for helping to stop Mike William Sr.’s run-away dog team.
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Mike Williams Jr., 28 of Akiak, finished this years Kuskokwim 300 in 11th place.  Photo by Chris Pike

Mike Williams Jr., 28 of Akiak, finished this years Kuskokwim 300 in 11th place. Photo by Chris Pike

Mike Williams Junior arrived in Bethel in 11th place at about 3:00 Sunday afternoon.

Williams tells KYUK’s Sophie Evan that there was a lot of water and rough ice along the 300 mile trail.
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Pete Kaiser, 26 of Bethel, mushes his dogs towards the finish line of the Kuskokwim 300.  Photo by Chris Pike

Pete Kaiser, 26 of Bethel, mushes his dogs towards the finish line of the Kuskokwim 300. Photo by Chris Pike

Bethel’s Pete Kaiser earned his third Best in the West award by finishing eighth in this year’s Kuskokwim 300. He battled Fairbanks musher and seventh’s place finisher, Ken Anderson on the 50-mile trail from Tuluksak into Bethel.
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Rohn Buser, the 24 year old musher out of Big Lake, was able to add another championship title to his resume, coming in just minutes before defending champion Jeff King. This marks Buser’s second championship title for the season after recently taking first place in the Knik 200.

2014 K300 champion Rohn Buser congratulates his lead dogs after his 2nd Kuskokwim 300 win.

2014 K300 champion Rohn Buser congratulates his lead dogs after his 2nd Kuskokwim 300 win. Photo by Mike Martz

Rohn Buser has won his second Kuskokwim 300 title. He arrived in Bethel at 9:18 Sunday morning after a 50-mile run from the final checkpoint of Tuluksak. The 24-year-old Big Lake musher had previously won the 2012 race. Buser outlasted a chasing Jeff King to take the title in a close finish. King finished at 9:25, just seven minutes behind Buser. He was three minutes slower than Buser over the 50 miles into Bethel.
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Kuskokwim 300 GPS Tracker

by KYUK Staff on January 19, 2014

Mike Williams Jr.

Mike Williams Jr.

Mike Williams Junior left the Tuluksak checkpoint in the eleventh position in the 2014 Kuskokwim 300. KYUK’s Ben Matheson spoke with Williams early Sunday morning before he started on the trail for Bethel.
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Cim Smyth mushes down the Kuskokwim River on the way to a 3rd place place finish in the 2014 Kuskokwim 300.  Photo by Chris Pike

Cim Smyth mushes down the Kuskokwim River on the way to a 3rd place place finish in the 2014 Kuskokwim 300. Photo by Chris Pike

Cim Smyth made up a six minute gap to pass 2011 champion Paul Gebhardt in the final 12 miles of the race. Smyth arrived in Bethel at 10:55 Sunday morning to receive third place.
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Joar Ulsom celebrates his 5th place finish in the 2014 Kuskokwim 300.  Photo by Chris Pike

Joar Ulsom celebrates his 5th place finish in the 2014 Kuskokwim 300. Photo by Chris Pike

Joar Ulsom improved on his rookie 7th place run to earn a fifth place finish in the year’s Kuskokwim 300. He arrived in Bethel at 11:09 Sunday with seven dogs.
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