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Iditablog: No Red Lantern three-peat for Halverson

  • Author: Alaska News
  • Updated: September 28, 2016
  • Published March 16, 2015

There will be no Red Lantern three-peat for Ellen Halverson.

The Wasilla musher who's the only two-time Red Lantern Award winner in race history was running at the back of this year's race when she scratched in Galena, the fourth Iditarod scratch of her career.

Halverson had just 9 dogs left in harness.

Halverson's departure leaves Jen Steves in last place. Steves won the Red Lantern in 2012.