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Aniak Musher Isaac Underwood Takes First In K300 100-Mile Challenge

Mar 15, 2021

Isaac Underwood of Aniak at the Bethel midway checkpoint of the Kuskokwim 300 Sled Dog Race on February 13, 2021.
Credit Katie Basile / KYUK

Aniak musher Isaac Underwood is continuing his impressive season, taking first place in the K300 100-Mile Challenge on Sunday, March 14.

He finished the race in 7 hours 22 minutes and took home $3,200. This is Underwood’s second consecutive win in two contests; he also won the K300 February 50 on February 27.

Here are the complete standings for the K300 100-Mile Challenge:

  1. Isaac Underwood of Aniak finished in 7 hours 22 minutes winning $3,200
  2. Jason Pavila of Kwethluk finished in 7 hours 35 minutes winning $2,950
  3. Jackie Larson of Napaskiak finished in 7 hours 59 minutes winning $2,750
  4. Matt Scott of Bethel finished in 8 hours 29 minutes winning $2,550
  5. John Snyder of Akiachak finiished in 8 hours 31 minutes winning $2,350
  6. Walter George finished in 8 hours 47 minutes winning $2,200
  7. Twyla Elhardt of Bethel finished in 10 hours 38 minutes winning $1,950

Each finisher received an extra $500 in prize money due to only seven teams competing. The final race of the K300 Race Committee season, a 50-miler, is scheduled for this Saturday, March 20.