The lead mushers on the Iditarod sled dog race are taking their mandatory 24 hour layovers in Takotna. Nenana musher Aaron Burmeister was the first to arrive at the checkpoint at 2:44 this morning. Hugh Neff followed about 20 minutes later with Yukon Quest winner Sebastian Schnuelle close behind.
Annie Feidt and David Shurtleff, APRN – Anchorage
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