News from the Alaska State Legislature, the Office of Senator Bishop
For Immediate Release: March 14, 2017
Sen. Bishop Congratulates Mitch Seavey on Iditarod Win
JUNEAU – Sen. Click Bishop congratulated Mitch Seavey, the 57-year-old musher from Seward, on his record-breaking Iditarod win today.
Seavey finished the race at 3:40 pm today, breaking the record by nearly 8 hours. He completed the race with a time of 8 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes and 13 seconds.
“Old school rules; never count the old guy out. Congrats to Mitch and a hell of a dog team, and congrats to all the participants.”
For more information, contact Senate Majority Press Secretary Daniel McDonald at (907) 465-4066.