Lance Mackey Leading The Way

Lance Mackey leaves Willow at the beginning of the 2013 Iditarod. Photo by Rhonda Edge.
Lance Mackey leaves Willow at the beginning of the 2013 Iditarod. Photo by Rhonda Edge.

Lance Mackey is in the lead, leaving Ophir at 5:45 a.m. Wednesday, nearly two and a half hours ahead of the next musher, Sonny Lindner.

Jeff King is currently in third place, departing from Ophir at 8:50 a.m. Wednesday.

Jake Berkowitz and Nicolas Petit are currently at the Ophir checkpoint, arriving at 1:14 a.m. and 4:15 a.m., respectively.