40 mushers sign up for 2020 Iditarod on first day of sign ups

Wasilla (KTUU) - 40 mushers total signed up for the 2020 Iditarod on the first day of sign ups.

23 mushers were on the scene at Iditarod headquarters in Wasilla to turn in their paperwork for the 2020 race.

Each year, two mushers are chosen at random from the applicants that sign up on the first day to receive a complimentary entry fee.

This year, veteran musher Mitch Seavey and rookie musher Gabe Dunham were the lucky winners.

The full list of mushers who have entered so far is as follows:

Status Musher Name Sex City State Country

Rookie Fabio Berlusconi M Lomazzo ITALY

Veteran Aaron Burmeister M Nome/Nenana AK USA

Veteran Jim Lanier M Chugiak AK USA

Rookie Martin Massicotte M St-Tite Quebec CANADA

Veteran Aliy Zirkle F Two Rivers AK USA

Veteran Linwood Fiedler M Willow AK USA

Veteran Mitch Seavey M Seward AK USA

Veteran Peter Kaiser M Bethel AK USA

Veteran Kelly Maixner M Big Lake AK USA

Veteran Jason Campeau M Rocky Mountain House AB CANADA

Veteran Richie Diehl M Aniak AK USA

Veteran Lance Mackey M Fairbanks AK USA

Veteran Jessie Royer F Fairbanks AK USA

Veteran Brett Bruggeman M Great Falls MT USA

Veteran Jeff Deeter M Fairbanks AK USA

Veteran Ryan Redington M Skagway AK USA

Veteran Michelle Phillips F Tagish YT CANADA

Veteran Matthew Failor M Willow AK USA

Veteran Tom Knolmayer M Wasilla AK USA

Veteran Meredith Mapes F Palmer AK USA

Veteran Laura Neese F McMillan MI USA

Veteran Aaron Peck M Grande Prairie AB CANADA

Rookie Gabe Dunham F Willow AK USA

Veteran Wade Marrs M Willow AK USA

Veteran Robert Redington M Willow AK USA

Veteran Ramey Smyth M Willow AK USA

Veteran Nicolas Petit M Girdwood AK USA

Veteran Travis Beals M Seward AK USA

Rookie Deke Naaktgeboren M Fairbanks AK USA

Veteran Martin Buser M Big Lake AK USA

Veteran Lev Shvarts M Willow AK USA

Veteran Tim Pappas M Big Lake AK USA

Veteran Karin Hendrickson F Wasilla AK USA

Veteran Anna Berington F Knik AK USA

Veteran Kristy Berington F Knik AK USA

Veteran Rick Casillo M Big Lake AK USA

Rookie Mille Porsild F DENMARK

Veteran Jessie Holmes M Nenana AK USA

Veteran Joar Leifseth Ulsom M Mo i Rana NORWAY

Rookie Jesse Salyer M Talkeetna AK USA

Mushers have until Monday, December 2nd, 2019 to sign up for the 2020 Iditarod.



 
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