Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Lance Mackey Wins Fourth Straight Iditarod
Lance Mackey arrived in Nome Alaska at 2:59 pm Alaska Time yesterday, with 11 dogs, and is the first musher in Iditarod Race history to win four back to back Iditarod Championships. His time: eight days, 23 hours and 59 minutes. Mackey gave all the credit to his dog team and especially his three year old female lead dog, Maple.
Lance's father, Dick, was won of the founders of the modern Iditarod, and won the race in 1978. Lance's brother, Rick, won the race in 1983.