UNALAKLEET, Alaska — Iditarod musher Aliy Zirkle is the first to leave Kaltag, starting her 85-mile trek to Unalakleet.
Zirkle arrived in Kaltag at 11:14 a.m. and took a 5h 41min rest before taking off again.
The next musher to arrive after Zirkle was John Baker, 3hr 18min later. Following Baker was Mitch Seavey, Aaron Burmeister, Dallas Seavey and Jeff King. No other musher has left as of the posting of this story.
As of today, four mushers have scratched on the trail. Silvia Furtwangler in Nikolai Wednesday, Ryan Redington in Takotna Wednesday, Wade Marrs in Ophir Thursday, and Zoya DeNure in Cripple Saturday.
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