Four Y-K Delta Mushers Sign Up for Iditarod 2013

Registration for the 2013 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race closed Friday night. Sixty-eight mushers have signed up to compete so far, four of them from the Y-K Delta.The local teams are the father-son duo from Akiak, Mike Williams Sr. and Jr. Also, Pete Kaiser of Bethel and Richie Diehl of Aniak. Three of them are Iditarod veterans: Pete Kaiser finished 5th place last year, Mike Williams Jr. finished 8th last year, and Mike Williams Sr. will be running his 15th race. Williams Sr.’s best finish was in 1997 when he placed 18th.Read more here:


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