Craig Medred

John Baker maintains his lead as the leaders of the 2011 Iditarod turn up Alaska's Gold Coast.

Stephen Nowers
When fatigue threatens to cramp his style, musher Ramey Smyth ties himself to his sled when he starts to feel he can't fend off sleep.Jill Burke
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Kotzebue's John Baker has taken control of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race at the Bering Sea coast. But with more than 200 miles to go to the finish in Nome, and several other top contenders lurking, this race is far from over.Joe Runyan
Kotzebue's John Baker leads the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race to the Bering Sea coast. Former champ Mitch Seavey, out this year after nearly slicing off his finger, was on hand to greet.Jill Burke
"It would be really greedy of me to think that I should have another perfect run," Lance Mackey said in Kaltag as he rested his dogs. "These are world class dog teams I am running against and every one of them deserves a victory."Jill Burke
Craig Medred
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