Iditarod finalizes prize money. Here's how much each musher won this year

Published: Mar. 21, 2019 at 10:47 PM AKDT
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The Iditarod has announced the official breakdown of its $500,000 race purse by finishing position. The prize money is based on the 39 finishers.

1st place: $51,299 (Peter Kaiser)

2nd place: $43,143 (Joar Leifseth Ulsom):

3rd place: $39,793 (Jessie Royer)

4th place: $35,843 (Aliy Zirkle)

5th place: $32,943 (Travis Beals)

6th place: $28,093 (Matt Hall)

7th place: $26,493 (Paige Drobny)

8th place: $24,946 (Ramey Smyth)

9th place: $23,443 (Mitch Seavey)

10th place: $21,993 (Aaron Burmeister)

11th place: $20,593 (Richie Diehl)

12th place: $19,293 (Linwood Fiedler)

13th place: $17,993 (Jeff King)

14th place: $16,793 (Wade Marrs)

15th place: $15,593 (Jeff Deeter)

16th place: $14,443 (Kristy Berington)

17th place: $13,343 (Anna Berington)

18th place: $12,343 (Matthew Failor)

19th place: $11,343 (Seth Barnes)

20th place: $10,343 (Mats Pettersson)

Finishers 21-39 were given $1,049.