Nicolas Petit Takes Early Iditarod Lead

Nicolas Petit was in to Finger Lake early this morning taking an early lead in the Iditarod. He was followed by Brent Sass of Eureka, Tom Thurston of Oak Creek, Co. and Ray Redington, Jr. of Two Rivers.

Defending champion John Baker of Kotzebue was not far behind leaving Skwentna.

This is Petit’s second Iditarod. He lives in Girdwood.