KALTAG — The chase pack became the lead pack Saturday in the 41st Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, and now it’s anyone’s race.
Martin Buser’s lead went from huge to modest to tenuous before vanishing completely when Two Rivers musher Aliy Zirkle snatched the lead from him in Kaltag.
Not that the move put Zirkle in command.
Seven mushers, including Zirkle and Buser, are on the move to Unalakleet and the final one-third of the 1,000-mile race to Nome.
Also in the mix: Nome’s Aaron Burmeister, Sterling’s Mitch Seavey, Big Lake’s Jake Berkowitz, Norway’s Joar Leifseth Ulsom and Willow’s Dallas Seavey.
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