Area Mushers Tackle Iditarod

Four mushers from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta signed up to run the Iditarod in 2013.Mike Williams Sr ., Mike Williams Jr. and Richie Diehl, all of Aniak, and Pete Kaiser of Bethel made their application for the world-renown sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome before the Nov. 30 deadline.Mike Williams Sr. will be running his 15th Iditarod at 62 years old. For his racer profile at www.iditarod.com Williams wrote ““I am running my 15th Iditarod for a cause that I really believe in, SOBRIETY!”Mike Williams Jr ., 27-year-old son of Mike Williams Sr ., is set to compete in the race again this year. Last year he came in eighth in the big race. He hopes “to continue to improve in this year’s Iditarod and racing/training season.”Read more here: http://www.thetundradrums.com/story/2012/12/13/local/area-mushers-tackle-iditarod/432.html

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