ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The majority of the Iditarod teams are out of Rohn on Tuesday morning and approaching Nikolai with musher Aliy Zirkle leading the pack.
Zirkle was the first out of Rohn around 7:26 p.m. on Monday evening.
As of 9 a.m. Tuesday, GPS tracking showed last year’s champ John Baker trailing in second place, followed by four-time champ Lance Mackey in the top three. Hugh Neff and Ray Redington Jr. round off the top five leaderboard.
There are sixty-six teams competing in this year’s race from Anchorage to Nome and it covers over 975 miles.Visit KTUU.com’s special Iditarod section and watch the Channel 2 newscasts for more coverage from the trail, with social-media updates from KTUUSports on Twitter and Channel 2 Sports on Facebook. You can sign up here for text alerts on our Iditarod coverage.