Category Archives: Dog Activities

Iditarod 2020: Standings as of 3/16 @ 6:20 PM Alaska Time

Waerner / Photo courtesy Concord Monitor
Waerner / Photo courtesy Concord Monitor

If it’s Monday, it must be Koyuk!

Thomas Waerner remains in the lead, leaving Koyuk @ 13:35.
Jessie Royer left Koyuk @ 17:35
Aaron Burmeister left @ 17:42
Mitch Seavey left @ 18:10
Wade Marrs has slipped up to 5th place, arriving in Koyuk @ 15:12, one minute before Brent Sass. They are both still there.

Current weather in Koyuk: 32F and cloudy.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Iditarod 2020: Standings as of 3/13 @ 12:45 PM Alaska Time

Royer / Photo courtesy Go2Moon.com
Royer / Photo courtesy Go2Moon.com

And they’re into Ruby! The top five mushers entered Ruby checkpoint, as follows:

Jessie Royer @ 6:37
Thomas Waerner @ 7:13
Aaron Burmeister @ 7:14
Brent Sass @ 7:50
Richie Diehl @ 8:44

Royer left the checkpoint at 11:35 this morning; the rest are still there. All five have completed their 24-hour rest period, but not the 8-hour.

Weather at Ruby: 14F and sunny.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!

Iditarod 2020: Standings as of 3/12 @ 6:42 PM Alaska Time

Royer / Photo from Blair Braverman via Twitter
Royer / Photo from Blair Braverman via Twitter

The top five mushers have all reached Cripple checkpoint, with the top two already leaving. The top two have also completed their 24-hour rest periods. It appears the other three are in the middle of their 24-hour rest.

1st place: Jessie Royer, left Cripple @ 16:07
2nd place: Aaron Burmeister, left Cripple @ 17:29
3rd place: Brent Sass, IN to Cripple last night @ 21:54
4th place: Michelle Phillips, IN to Cripple early this morning @ 00:50
5th place: Lance Mackey, IN to Cripple just after Phillips, @ 00:58

Current temperature in Cripple is -6F with a strong breeze projected for tomorrow.

Until next time,
Good day, and good dog!