Buser Leads Iditarod, Earns Feast at Anvik Stop

After days of heating up meals in boiling water used to make gravy for the dogs and snacking on energy bars or chunks of meat, the first musher to reach the village of Anvik along the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race earned quite a treat.Four-time champion Martin Buser, of Big Lake, kept his lead and pulled into the checkpoint at 2:08 a.m. Friday for the seven-course meal. It was a prize for reaching the first checkpoint along the 1,800-mile long Yukon River, which will be the trail for mushers for the next 238 miles of the 1,000-mile race.Read more here: http://www.stamfordadvocate.com/sports/article/Buser-leads-Iditarod-earns-feast-at-Anvik-stop-4336132.php


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