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Iditarod 2024 – Day 10 — Why Now?
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Iditarod 2024 – Day 10

Iditarod 2024 MapSled DogBarring unforeseen circumstances, Dallas Seavey will win his sixth Iditarod and become the winningest musher in the history of the race,

A Third Dog Dies: – At approximately 10:15 a.m. today, Henry, a three-year-old male from the race team of Calvin Daugherty (bib #37), collapsed on the trail roughly 10 miles before reaching the Shaktoolik checkpoint. Daugherty administered CPR but unfortunately the attempts to revive Henry were unsuccessful. Calvin scratched in accordance with Rule 42.

Standings at 10:00PM CDT (7:00PM AKDT):
Finished at Nome
1 Dallas Seavey (7)
Beyond Safety
2 Matt Hall (16)
Beyond White Mountain
3 Jessie Holmes (9)
4 Jeff Deeter (18)
5 Travis Beals (14)
6 Paige Drobny (38)
At White Mountain
7 Mille Porsild (12)
8 Jessie Royer (20)
9 Amanda Otto (28)
10 Peter Kaiser (26)
[continued below the fold]
Beyond Elim
11 Wally Robinson (39)
12 Matthew Failor (31)
13 Nicolas Petit (17)
At Elim
14 Josi Thyr (22)R
15 Ryan Redington (21)
Beyond Koyuk
16 Jason Mackey (19)
17 Jessica Klejka (8)
18 Mats Pettersson (5)
19 Bailey Vitello (32)
20 Gabe Dunham (24)R
At Koyuk
21 Anna Berington (2)
Beyond Shaktoolik
22 Lara Kittelson (36)R
23 Will Rhodes (4)R
24 Anna Hennessy (25)R
25 Sean Williams (27)R
At Shaktoolik
26 Severin Cathry (30)R
Beyond Unalakleet
27 Benjamin Good (33)R
At Unalakleet
28 Jeff Reid (35)R
29 Lauro Eklund (13)R
30 Joshua Robbins (11)R
Beyond Kaltag
31 Bryce Mumford (6)R

The Mushers in bold are former winners of the Iditarod. The numbers in parentheses are their Bib numbers. The small “R” indicates a total rookie.

These are the official standings. That means they are official, not that they are correct. Things jump around a lot as people decide to update the standings. This problem is especially bad in the back of the pack, as no one bothers to update those standings when the lead is changing.

This post will be updated during the day, and the map changed on all posts to reflect the current situation.

All posts on the Iditarod can be seen by selecting “Iditarod” from the Category box on the right sidebar or clicking on the Sled Dog graphic.

2 comments

1 hipparchia { 03.13.24 at 9:51 am }

i’ve been pulling for dallas seavey, kind of, just because of the new record it would mean. other than that the deaths (including the moose, evil as they are, sometimes) have put me off sled dog racing again.

also, i didn’t read every detail on every team but was there an all-siberian team this year? if so, i missed it.

in spite of the downside, i thank you for once again keeping us posted!

2 Bryan { 03.13.24 at 6:09 pm }

This year they went back to 16 dog teams from 14, so there are more puppies running, but 2,3,and 4-year-old dogs should be in top shape. I would guess it is related to the large dog habit of gulping their food instead of chewing leading blockages. No thoroughbred teams this year. I’m surprised at the great weather this year

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