The race is on! Jay Cable is heading over the Blueberry Hills, two Iditarod mushers have reached Unalakleet this afternoon.

The race is on! Jay Cable is heading over the Blueberry Hills, two Iditarod mushers have reached Unalakleet this afternoon. Kevin B has been resting in Unk for 5 hours. RJ Sauer is 23 miles from UNK and moving along at 7.4 mph!Tim Hewitt is 40 miles from UNK moving at 2 mph.Martin Boonman is out of Nulato moving along at 7.1 mph. Petr Ineman is in Kaltag and Troy Szcurkowski is 21 miles from Galena. The ITI racers are spread over nearly 200 miles of trail between Jay and Troy. Unalakleet means “where the east wind blows” in the Inupiaq language. Looking at the weather forecast for UNK for the next week, the racers and mushers are lucky, warm temps, sun and no wind forecasted!!

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