The Iditarod started March 3 in Willow, with the ceremonial start in Anchorage March 2. Sixty-five teams started the race, after one team scratched before the start. Four mushers from the Y-K Delta are racing. Pete Kaiser of Bethel started the race in 10th position and was maintaining that place as of Monday afternoon.
Michael Williams Jr. of Akiak left the chute in 46th position. He’s since been running in 22nd place.
Mike Williams Sr. of Akiak started the race in 35th position, and moved up to 25th place by Monday afternoon.
And Richie Diehl of Aniak started the race in 65th position. He’s been running in 61st place Monday afternoon.