NUPI and NIRON PP-RCT at AHR 2017

NUPI and NIRON PP-RCT at AHR 2017

NUPI and NIRON PP-RCT at AHR 2017

We happily announce that Anna & Kristy Berington, the twins sponsored by NUPI and NIRON, successfully completed the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race 2017 respectively at 41st place, with 10 days 2 hours 30 minutes 14 seconds and 7 dogs on the line, and 40th place, with 10 days 2 hours 29 minutes 53 seconds and 10 dogs on the line. Simply finishing a race of this magnitude is impressive but successfully doing this 6 and 8 years in a row, facing -50 ambient temps, sleep deprivation, injuries to yourself, the physical and emotional toll and still achieve a new personal record race time by over 8 1/2 hours is a victory! The annual long-distance sled dog race started on March 6th from Settler's Bay and still stands apart as The Last Great Race on Earth. The winner of Iditarod 2017 was Mitch Seavey, now the fastest and oldest champion at age 57. He outran his son, defending champion Dallas Seavey, and lapped the oldest musher record that he set at age 53 in 2013. Seavey also set a time record of 8 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes and 13 seconds. That shaved several hours off the record of his son Dallas that was set only last year: 8 days, 11 hours, 20 minutes and 16 seconds. Visit the twins' website Seeing Double Sled Dog Racing to find about their story, races and how they did at Iditarod 2017!