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Iditarod IDs Musher in Doping Uproar

And its 4-time champ Dallas Seavey, who denies he gave dogs drugs, quits 2018 race in protest

(Newser) - Four-time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey denied Monday that he administered banned drugs to his dogs in this year's race and has withdrawn from the 2018 race in protest of the allegation. "I have never given any banned substance to my dogs," Seavey said in a video posted... More »

Attacked Musher Finishes 3rd in Iditarod

A 'bittersweet' ending for Aliy Zirkle, as Dallas Seavey takes 1st again

(Newser) - Musher Aliy Zirkle has completed a bittersweet Iditarod. Zirkle finished third in this year's race Tuesday morning, bringing her team of 13 dogs down Nome's Front Street through a boisterous crowd chanting her name. It's Zirkle's fifth top five finish in the last five years. But... More »

Iditarod Winner Beats Dad Across Finish Line

Mitch and Dallas Seavey have won the last 4 years

(Newser) - Dallas Seavey has won his third Iditarod in the last four years, beating his father to the finish line in Nome early today after racing 1,000 miles across Alaska. He came in under the city's famous burled-arch finish line to wild applause from fans lining the street. An... More »

Dallas Seavey Wins a Crazy Iditarod

Aliy Zirkle takes 2nd for 3rd year straight

(Newser) - Dallas Seavey has won his second Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in a climactic finish that saw him speed past two competitors in the final 77 miles. During that span, Seavey, 26, passed Aliy Zirkle, who came in second, as well as four-time winner Jeff King. Zirkle has now come... More »

Iditarod Winner Is Race's Oldest Ever

Mitch Seavey scores 2nd victory at age 53

(Newser) - This year's Iditarod winner is its oldest ever—and he just happens to be the father of last year's winner , the youngest ever. Mitch Seavey, 53, and his 10 dogs finished the grueling 1,000-mile race in nine days, 7 hours, and 39 minutes, the AP reports. He... More »

Youngest Musher Ever Wins Iditarod

Dallas Seavey, 25, first to cross the line in Nome

(Newser) - A 25-year-old five-time Iditarod racer became the youngest musher ever to win the grueling sled-dog contest. The first thing Dallas Seavey did at the end of the 1,000-mile race in Nome yesterday was to greet family and friends—then hug his nine dogs, reports AP . "They mean the... More »

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