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Matt Giblin (64) leads Mikhail Telpin (63) of Russia, as they near the Cordova Street hill during the ceremonial start of the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Saturday, March 2, 2013, in Anchorage, Alaska. The competitive portion of the 1,000-mile race is scheduled to begin Sunday in Willow, Alaska. (AP Photo/Anchorage Daily News, )

Iditarod crowns champ

53-year-old musher Mitch Seavey became the oldest winner and a two-time Iditarod champion when he drove his dog team under the burled arch in Nome on March 12, 2013.