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2011 Iditarod Standings, March 12 - John Baker in the lead

March 12, 2011

2011 Iditarod Current Standings, March 12, 8am - As I wake up this morning and check the current standings, we have a new leader in the 2011 Iditarod race to Nome, Alaska. John Baker of Kotzebue, Alaska is now in the lead.

John Baker is forty-eight years old, a self-employed pilot, raced his first Iditarod race in 1996, and has been in every race since then. Mr. Baker has eleven Top-10 Iditarod finishes.

The Top-15 2011 Iditarod mushers have all now made it through the Eagle Island checkpoint. Here's the way the race looks:
2011 Iditarod, Current Standings, March 12, 2011, 8am

(2011 Iditarod current standings image courtesy of the Official website.)

I don't have anything to add here this morning, other than Mr. Baker is a year older than I am, and that makes me feel pretty humbled. Go get 'em John Baker!

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