The Yukon Quest race leaders are still at the Eagle checkpoint, about 400 miles into the thousand mile trail. Hans Gatt was first in, around 12:30 today, followed closely by Zach Steer, Hugh Neff and Lance Mackey. The four mushers arrived at Eagle within a 20 minute time span. The next checkpoint after Eagle is Dawson City, the first scheduled stop for the mushers across the border, in Canada. It’s a 150 mile run from Eagle. Ken Anderson, Sonny Linder and Gerry Willomitzer are running several hours behind the leaders. They left Slavens Roadhouse Monday evening.
Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage
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