The top five mushers have now left the Nikolai checkpoint.
1st: Brent Sass @ 13:47
2nd: Richie Diehl @ 14:57
3rd: Jessie Royer @ 14:58
4th: Wade Marrs @ 15:13
5th: Thomas Waerner @ 16:00
Sass stayed at the checkpoint for only 9 minutes, but the others warmed up and rested for about 4 hours in Nikolai.
Yesterday’s leader, Aaron Burrmeister, has dropped to 8th and has been at Nikolai since 11:40 this morning.
Current temperature in Nikolai is 12 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s sunny with no wind.
Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!