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Kaiser wins first-ever Paul Johnson Memorial 450

From Kyle Hopkins in Anchorage --

Pete Kaiser of Bethel has won the first-ever Paul Johnson Memorial Norton Sound 450, the Norton Sound sled dog club says.

Kaiser arrived in Nome at 5:47 a.m. this morning. Former Yukon Quest champ John Schandelmeier of Paxson finished second, followed by Judy Currier of Fairbanks.

"It was a hard run in and both teams came in with a lot of steam," the sled dog club reports.

Read the latest on the race on the Norton Sound Sled Dog Club's Facebook page.

Kaiser is on a roll, after winning last year's Kobuk 440.

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