ALPINE, Wyo. — Dog sled racers are in Alpine, Wyo. for the third stage of the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race.
The mushers will race about 56 miles before being welcomed to Pinedale for a banquet in the evening.
After stages in Jackson and West Yellowstone, Mont., Buddy Streeper of Fort Nelson, British Columbia is in first place with a time of 4 hours, 9 minutes and 20 seconds. Lars Lindh of Sweden is in second place and Ryan Redington of Wasilla, Alaska is in third.
KOVE-AM reports that Lander favorite Jerry Bath is in 12th place.
Two of the stages will cross into Idaho and Utah, making this year's race the first time the event has traveled through four Rocky Mountain States.