Governor Congratulates Lance Mackey on Four-Time Iditarod Win
March 16, 2010, Juneau, Alaska - Governor Sean Parnell today congratulated Lance Mackey on his fourth straight Iditarod victory. No other musher has accomplished this task in the history of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
"Alaska is truly proud of Lance and this historic victory," Governor Parnell said. "Lance's perseverance, determination and can-do attitude have inspired people around the world. Congratulations to Lance and his team on a remarkable race."
Lance Mackey crossed the finish line in Nome at 2:59 this afternoon with 11 dogs. He completed the race in 8 days, 23 hours and 59 minutes.