And The Winner Is . . .

Congratulations Noah Pereira, the winner of the 36th running of the

Noah Pereira welcomes Conway Seavey to the finish line.

Noah Pereira welcomes Conway Seavey to the finish line.

Junior Iditarod.  It wasn’t a run-away victory – Noah and Conway Seavey shared the lead throughout the race.  Conway followed Noah into the chute 4 minutes later to take second place.

The first woman to come in and third place finisher was Jenny Greger.  She was so exciting to watch cross the finish line. Jenny’s dogs didn’t want to stop as they tugged at their harnesses and howled at her to keep moving.

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All of the Junior Mushers have been fun to watch these past few days.  At the final banquet, they were all poised as they thanked family, friends, and sponsors.  Teamwork seemed to be the theme of the evening and the 2013 Junior Ididtarod Mushers achieved that.  Congratulations!