Dallas Seavey First Iditarod Musher Into White Mountain

Defending Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey at the 2015 Iditarod ceremonial start. (Photo by Patrick Yack, Alaska Public Media)
Defending Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey at the 2015 Iditarod ceremonial start. (Photo by Patrick Yack, Alaska Public Media)

Dallas Seavey – the winner of the 2014 Iditarod – is the first musher into White Mountain. He checked in at 10:10 Tuesday morning.

Mitch Seavey and Aaron Burmeister are running in second and third place, respectively.

Jessie Royer and Joar Leifseth Ulsom round out the top-5.

All mushers are required to take an 8-hour layover in White Mountain before continuing the last Safety and Nome.

White Mountain is 77 miles from the finish line in Nome.