Pete Kaiser is the King of the Kuskokwim!
Bethel’s very own Pete Kaiser is the 2015 Kuskokwim 300 Champion! Kaiser crossed the line at 5:31 this morning with 9 dogs with a total elapsed race time 35 hours 1 minute and 25 seconds. 2014 Champ Rohn Buser finished at in second place at 5:44 AM with 9 dogs, followed closely by 9-Time Champ Jeff King who finished in 3rd place at 5:58 AM with 11 dogs.
Jackie Larson Wins 2015 Bogus Creek 150!
Jackie Larson of Napaskiak crossed the Bogus Creek finish line at 10:54 AM to be crowned the 2015 Bogus Creek 150 Champion! Larson finished the race on Saturday morning with an elapsed race time of 17 hours 54 minutes and 25 seconds with 8 dogs for a grand prize of $5,700. Lewis Pavila of Kwethluk finished behind Larson at 11:12 AM with an elapsed time of 18 hours and 12 minutes with 9 dogs. Pavila will take home $4,600 for his efforts. Rounding out the top 3, Akiachak’s John George finished at 11:37 AM with 6 dogs, for an elapsed race time of 18 hours and 37 minutes. George will earn $3,500 for his 3rd place finish.
Ron Kaiser finished 4th at 12:25 PM, Victoria Hardwick at 1:57 PM, and Jacob Napoka at 3:02 PM, earning $2,900, $2,400, and $2,100 respectively.