Mike Williams Sr. at the Iditarod finish line in Nome, March 15. Photo by Angela Denning-Barnes
Mike Williams Sr. of Akiak crossed the finish line in Nome, March 15 at 3:35 p.m. He took 45th place in the 1,000 mile race. The 62-year-old said it was a great race for him despite running with some older dogs, including his leaders. Meeting him at the finish line was a large fanfare, including his son Mike Williams Jr. who also ran the race. Stay tuned to KYUK for more on Mike William Sr.’s race.