It's 10.30am Tuesday.
Sunrise in Nome
RED TEAM UPDATE
The Red Team pulled in to Elim at 7.40am this morning, with Pete Kaiser and Michelle Phillips hot on their tail. After a fast rest they pulled out again at 9.53am and are headed for White Mountain. Aliy left a team mate in Koyuk and one in Elim, we'll let you know when we find out who they are.
The trail between Elim and White Mountain sees the teams pass through the village of Golovin. Don Bowers Jnr's Trail Notes says of this part of the trail: "This is one of the more interesting legs on the race, with quite a variety of trail and terrain in a very short distance."
Once in White Mountain there is a mandatory eight hour stop then they have their final run home to Nome. We are excited to see them some time late tomorrow morning/early afternoon. (We recalculate their estimated time of arrival at each checkpoint.)
BLACK TEAM UPDATE
Allen and 15 Black Team mates left Unk at 7.30am this morning after 8 hours, 15 minutes in the checkpoint. Allen will enjoy the sunrise as they travel up the coast.