Petit lead disappears as Ulsom overtakes on coast

Joar Ulsom’s dogs nuzzling up next to each other in Unalakleet (Photo by Zachariah Hughes/ Alaska Public Media)

There’s been a shakeup along the Iditarod trail. Bad weather along the coast earlier today hampered the race’s front runners. Nicholas Petit, who was the first out of Unalakleet Sunday evening, was overtaken by Joar Ulsom on the way into Koyuk. Alaska Public Media’s Zachariah Hughes is on the line to help break down what’s happening.

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