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Wednesday Iron Dog update: Wood scratches, Davis duo still in Nome

...will have to wait another year.The rest of the remaining competitors were arriving in Nome throughout the night. Race leaders Scott Faeo and Eric Quam pulled into Nome at 6:21 p.m. Tuesday, and were followed by 21 other teams for the next...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-25/wednesday-iron-dog-update-wood-scr
Sports
Davis, Bartel hit Nome in 2nd in Iron Dog

...the inbound trail and ends in Fairbanks.Davis and Bartel arrived in Nome at 6:38 p.m., about 17 minutes behind race leaders Scott Faeo and Eric Quam. According to reports, Davis suffered a crash outside of White Mountain that resulted in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-02-24/davis-bartel-hit-nome-in-2nd-in-ir
Sports
Iron Dog reaches Nome

The Iron Dog reached its halfway point in Nome on Tuesday, with race leaders Mike Morgan of Nome and Chris Olds of Eagle River reaching the halfway point of the 2,000-mile race at 4:37 p.m.At 5...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2014-02-18/iron-dog-reaches-nome
Sports
Friday night: Rain turns night races into a mess

...began for the A-Stocks, rain began to fall and the track became quite slippery in a short amount of time, leading to race leader Keith Jones sliding up into the metal fencing in turn two and ending his weekend early with a wrecked race car."I...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2013-09-07/friday-night-rain-turns-night-race
Sports
Sterling's Seavey takes Iditarod lead

...can break through. Buser's team, after tearing up the trail during the first half, is now going slower than the race leaders. He may have spent too much energy driving his team on a blistering fast 170-mile run that gave him a four-hour...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-10/sterlings-seavey-takes-iditarod-lead
News
Cheer for champions and challengers

...his accomplishments. He suffers from a problem I wish I had: he frequently finishes just a spot or two behind the race leader. However, Little maintains a small kennel, frequently training not more than 24 dogs at a time, unlike the people...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012210/out_553338902.shtml
outdoors
Barring a disaster, Swingley should cruise to Iditarod win

UNALAKLEET, Alaska -- The Iditarod's only five-time champion can't figure out how race leader Doug Swingley can run his dogs with so little rest. ''I don't have a clue,'' Swenson said here Monday, 261 miles from...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031301/idi_0313010016.shtml
iditarod
Feeling the thrill of victory: Nothing like kicking to the finish behind a great dog team

...crossing 44 miles into the race, Colleen had already picked off all but two teams, and was only 40 minutes behind the race leader, a title Mike Mayer claimed early on. The first leg of the race was 100 miles though, and over the next 60 miles...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031608/oped_4586.shtml
Opinion
Kleedehn stays in front in Quest

...CROSSING, Yukon Territory -- Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race officials were waiting Wednesday night for word on race leaders from volunteers staffing a dog drop at Stewart River. Front-runners in the race left the Pelly Crossing checkpoint...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021501/dog_021501spo0030001.shtml
Outdoors
Kenai Peninsula Online - Archives03/06/01

... Gebhardt leading front-runners across windswept Farewell Burn Fiedler first across windswept Farewell Burn Race leaders confront bare patches en route to Nikolai Schools with high scores enjoy prosperity, community support Floor...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/030601/index.shtml

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