Suprenant scratches in Unalakleet
Chugiak's Mike Suprenant has scratched from the 2012 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, according to a press release issued by race officials Wednesday, March 14.
According to the relase, Suprenanant made the decision in Unalakleet based on the well-being of his dog team.
Suprenant had nine dogs in his team when he made the decision. He was in 51st place out of 54 remaining mushers. The 47-year-old finished the 2009 Iditarod in 49th place, also scratched in 2008 and 2010.
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