Iditarod 2014

SB Nation's coverage of the Iditarod Great Sled Race.

Seavey takes home second Iditarod

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Seavey took the glory on Tuesday, winning the Iditarod for the second time in his career.

Jeff King leads Iditarod at White Mountain

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The veteran racer is closing in his fifth career Iditarod win.

From Unalakleet to Shaktoolik & Koyuk

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With seven legs and less than a quarter of the race to go, the 2014 Iditarod is nearing a conclusion.

Aliy Zirkle takes Gold Coast Award at Unalakleet

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Aliy Zirkle won her second Gold Coast Award in three years as the Iditarod leader at Unalakleet, reaching the checkpoint 52 minutes ahead of Martin Buser.

Iditarod 2014: Galena to Nulato

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The mushers will remain on the Yukon River on Saturday, traveling a relatively short and easy stretch.

Buser ahead on Friday

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Martin Buser has the lead over Sonny Lindner and Aliy Zirkle as of Friday night at the 2014 Iditarod.

Iditarod 2014: Ruby to Galena

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This 50-mile stretch on the Yukon is expected to be smooth and pleasant compared to what the mushers have dealt with over the past few days.

King on top of Iditarod

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Jeff King took a risk that not many mushers have been willing to take to get to the top of the 2014 Iditarod on Thursday.

2014 Iditarod: Cripple to Ruby route, weather

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After crossing the halfway point, the race turns north on Thursday.

Scott Burmeister leads at the halfway point

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Aaron Burmeister moved into first place on Wednesday, claiming $3,000 in gold nuggets for being the first musher to reach the race's halfway point.

Iditarod 2014: Map, weather and more

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The race continues along the Yentna River on Monday.

Iditarod 2014: Day 2 schedule and route

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Following the ceremonial start on Saturday, the clocks start running in the 2014 Iditarod on Sunday.

Iditarod 2014: It all starts in Anchorage

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The 2014 Iditarod begins with a ceremonial jaunt through the streets; the real racing begins Sunday.

2014 Iditarod Preview: 65 mushers battle the wild

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Mushers converge on Anchorage, Alaska this weekend as the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race begins its 42nd running.

Iditarod's oldest winner

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Mitch Seavey won the 2013 Iditarod, becoming the oldest champion in the race's 41-year history, crossing the finish line in Nome in a time of 9 days, 7 hours, 39 minutes 56 seconds.

Sprint is on toward Iditarod dead-heat finish

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Mitch Seavey and Aliy Zirkle are sprinting toward the finish at the Iditarod, the closest the race has been in its final hours in 20 years.

Iditarod a two-person race

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Mitch Seavey and Aliy Zirkle, separated by just 13 minutes, are set to battle it out for the win in the 2013 Iditarod.

Mitch Seavey gains comfortable lead in Iditarod

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Less than 125 miles to Nome, 2004 Iditarod champion Mitch Seavey pulled away from second-place musher Jeff King.

Jeff King grabs Iditarod lead

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The 2013 Iditarod is nearing its dramatic conclusion and it's still any musher's race, with Jeff King and Mitch Seavey battling it out on the unforgiving Alaskan coast.

Iditarod 2013: Seavey, Burmeister duel out of UNK

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Former champion Mitch Seavey holds the lead at the 2013 Iditarod, but that spot hasn't been too kind to others so far during the "Last Great Race."

Iditarod 2013: Mitch Seavey makes a move

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Just 24 hours ago Martin Buser was on record-setting pace. Saturday, his lead on the rest of the pack fell to just 73 minutes as his team turned in its slowest pace of the 2013 Iditarod.

Iditarod 2013: Martin Buser on record-setting pace

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Martin Buser's unorthodox strategy is paying off so far, but will he have what it takes to hold the lead for several hundred more miles?

Aliy Zirkle, on no sleep, grabs Iditarod lead

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The lead in the 2013 Iditarod has been claimed by Aliy Zirkle, who zipped past Martin Buser as she made her way up the Yukon River.

'I have no idea what I'm doing.'

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Wait, is this how the Iron Dog race works?

Lance Mackey first to Iditarod

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Lance Mackey claimed the lead on paper in the 2013 Iditarod, reaching the halfway-point of the race later Wednesday night. But Martin Buser is hot in pursuit as the mushers head for the Yukon River.

Iditarod 2013: Unexpected weather rears its head

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Six others remained in Ophir, including early race leader Martin Buser and Jake Berkowitz.

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