Day 8: Burmeister First out of Unalakleet, followed by Dallas, Zirkle

Aaron Burmeister was the first musher out of Unalakleet today, leaving for the coast at 12:35 p.m.Dallas Seavey followed just six minutes later. Seavey is planning on making long runs up the Norton Sound, taking advantage of speed reserves he’s built over the past two days. Burmeister, meanwhile, hopes his energetic team can exhaust Seavey by forcing him to stay on the move.”That’s how you beat a faster team, is take away the rest,” Burmeister said.Aliy Zirkle gave chase moments ago, at 1:01 p.m.Read more here:


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