Rookie of the year finishes

March 21, 2009 

Chad Lindner of Fairbanks finished 30th Friday in 12 days, 4 hours, 22 minutes to earn rookie of the year honors.

Mushers who finished Friday: 19) Warren Palfrey; 20) Ray Redington Jr.; 21) Matt Hayashida; 22) Sven Haltmann; 23) Linwood Fiedler; 24) Gerry Willomitzer; 25) Rick Swenson; 26) Judy Currier; 27) Gerald Sousa; 28) Bruce Linton; 29) Robert Nelson; 30) Chad Lindner; 31) Jake Berkowitz; 32) Ed Stielstra.

Still running, as of 9:30 Friday:

Allen Moore, (6), into Safety at 9:02 p.m., out 9:04 p.m., 11 dogs; Robert Bundtzen (51), into White Mountain at 5 a.m., out 1:04 p.m., 13 dogs; 103/20 Jim Lanier (35), into White Mountain at 7:25 a.m, out 3:40 p.m., 12 dogs; Harry Alexie (67), into White Mountain at 10:07 a.m., out 6:12 p.m., 10 dogs; Ryan Redington (13), into White Mountain at 10:37 a.m., out 6:40 p.m., 7 dogs; Bill Cotter (65), into White Mountain at 10:38 a.m., out 6:41 p.m., 11 dogs; Rick Larson (5), into White Mountain at 11:36 a.m, out 7:40 p.m., 10 dogs; David Sawatzky (66), into White Mountain at 12:12 p.m., out 8:14 p.m., 11 dogs; Karin Hendrickson (29), into White Mountain at 1:29 p.m., out 9:29 p.m., 12 dogs; Cindy Gallea (49), into White Mountain at 1:25 p.m., out 9:30 p.m., 11 dogs; Mike Williams (39), into White Mountain at 5:22 p.m., 12 dogs; Aaron Peck (2) into Elim at 4:22 p.m., 6 dogs; Tom Thurston (27), into Koyuk at 7:36 p.m., 12 dogs; Wade Marrs (48), into Shaktoolik at 7:25 a.m., out 3:51 p.m., 9 dogs; Jen Seavey (61), into Shaktoolik at 11:40 a.m., out 6:02 p.m., 15 dogs; Tim Osmar (57), into Shaktoolik at 11:55 a.m., out 6:30 p.m., 13 dogs; Rachael Scdoris (58), into Shaktoolik at 11:56 p.m., out 6:31 p.m., 12 dogs; Eric Rogers (60), into Shaktoolik at 10:50 a.m., out 6:36 p.m., 14 dogs; Heather Siirtola (63), into Shaktoolik at 5:13 p.m., 10 dogs; Michael Suprenant (11), into Shaktoolik at 5:20 p.m., 14 dogs; Trent Herbst (20), into Shaktoolik at 6 p.m., 13 dogs; Timothy Hunt (64), into Unalakleet at 5:10 p.m., 11 dogs; Alan Peck (32), into Kaltag at 12:14 Thursday, out 7:45 p.m. Thursday, 16 dogs.

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