The first team of snowmobile racers has reached Nome in the 2,000-mile Iron Dog race.
Marc McKenna and Kasilof’s Dusty Van Meter arrived Tuesday afternoon. For being the first to reach the race’s halfway point, they pocket $10,000.
Soldotna’s Scott Davis, riding with Wasilla’s Todd Palin, also has made it to Nome. That duo is in fifth place. McKenna and Van Meter arrived at 3:15 p.m., while Davis and Palin arrived at 5:19 p.m.