Iditarod 2021 trail tracker: Zirkle update, Sass takes the lead

Aliy Zirkle has suffered a race ending injury on the trail, meanwhile Brent Sass has captures the top spot on the leaderboard in Iditarod 49.
Published: Mar. 9, 2021 at 1:21 PM AKST|Updated: Mar. 9, 2021 at 1:23 PM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Aliy Zirkle had announced that this would be her final Iditarod but it has ended sooner than anyone would have liked.

Zirkle was injured Monday night on the way to Rohn and had to be evacuated by helicopter to Providence Medical Center. Meanwhile, the race continues and Brent Sass has captured the lead after a quick nie minute stop in Rohn.

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