Pete Kaiser and Richie Diehl Sign Up for Iditarod 2015

by Ben Matheson on June 30, 2014

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

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

60 mushers are signed up for Iditarod 2015. Bethel’s Pete Kaiser is back for his sixth running of the last great race, while Aniak’s Richie Diehl returns for his third. There’s no registration yet for Akiak’s Mike Williams Junior.

Richie Diehl, Aniak

Richie Diehl, Aniak


First to sign up was 2014 Kuskokwim 300 champion Rohn Buser. Several past champions are in, including 2014 winner Dallas Seavey and four-time champion Lance Mackey who took last year off. Three-time second-place finisher Aily Zirkle will be back to chase her first Iditarod title. The 2015 field includes mushers from the U.S., Canada, Sweden, Norway and France.

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