Governor Congratulates John Baker on Iditarod Win
March 15, 2011, Juneau, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today congratulated
John Baker and his team of record-setting huskies on winning the 39th Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
“Congratulations to John Baker, whose lightning pace has given Kotzebue bragging rights and made this a thrilling race for Alaskans and people around the world,” Governor Parnell said.
Baker crossed the finish line in Nome at 9:46 this morning with 10 dogs.
He completed the race in 8 days, 18 hours and 46 minutes.