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Iditarod 2020 – Day 7

Iditarod 2020 MapSled DogJeremy Keller (47) scratched at Nikolai for personal reasons. He will be mushing back to Willow.

One of Nome’s councilmen asked people to not come to Nome for the finish of the Iditarod.

Nils Hahn (56) & Alan Eischens (49) scratched at McGrath. Everyone has finished their 24-hour stop.

Standings at 9:30PM CDT (6:30PM AKDT):

At Galena
1 Jessie Royer (31)
Beyond Ruby
2 Brent Sass (44)
3 Joar Leifseth Ulsom (35)
4 Richie Diehl (16)
5 Ryan Redington (37)
6 Peter Kaiser (9)
7 Paige Drobny (58)
8 Lance Mackey (12)
9 Thomas Waerner (40)
10 Aaron Burmeister (25)
At Ruby
11 Wade Marrs (7)
12 Michelle Phillips (33)
13 Mille Porsild (32)R
14 Jason Campeau (19)
15 Travis Beals (20)
16 Mitch Seavey (27)
17 Aaron Peck (36)
18 Ramey Smyth (5)
19 Linwood Fiedler (8)
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March 13, 2020   No Comments

Paraskavedekatriaphobia

Yes, it’s Friday the 13th again. The 13th falls on a Friday more than any other day of the week, so get over it. It’s only valid in in English and Portuguese speaking countries, so go visit a Spanish-speaking neighborhood for the day.

If you want to blame someone, it’s the calendar of Pope Gregory XIII that created this imbalance. [He obviously didn’t have a problem with the number on any day.]

March 13, 2020   No Comments