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Iditarod race recap: 2001

The following are Iditarod highlights from the 2001 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: Doug Swingley from Lincoln, Montana

WINNING TIME: 9 days, 19 hours, 55 minutes, 50 seconds

RED LANTERN: Karen Ramstead from Perryvale, Alberta, Canada

RED LANTERN TIME: 14 days, 23 hours, 53 minutes, 16 seconds

MUSHERS: 68

FINISHERS: 57

ROOKIES: 21