The following are Iditarod highlights from the 1996 race, including winner, Red Lantern winner and other stats. Check back each day leading up to the 2012 Iditarod as we count down the last 39 years of races.
WINNER: Jeff King from Denali Park
WINNING TIME: 9 days, 5 hours, 43 minutes, 13 seconds
RED LANTERN: Andy Sterns from Denali Park
RED LANTERN TIME: 15 days, 23 hours, 48 minutes, 22 seconds