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Aniak Musher Richie Diehl Arrives in Nome

Mar 16, 2017

Richie Diehl after finishing 3rd place in the 2017 Kuskokwim 300 sled dog race, in Bethel earlier this year.
Credit Katie Basile / KYUK

Aniak musher Richie Diehl crossed the finish line on Nome's Front Street yesterday evening.

He drove his 11 dog team under the burled arch at 8:33 p.m. on Wednesday to become the 24th musher to finish this year's Iditarod. 

Diehl completed the thousand-mile race in 9 days, 8 hours, 33 minutes, and 22 seconds.