From Kyle Hopkins in Anchorage --
Just a quick note to pass along the winners of the coveted humanitarian award for best dog care (DeeDee Jonrowe) and other honors tonight at the finishers' banquet in Nome.
Pen Air Spirit of Alaska Award - Aliy Zirkle
GCI Dorothy G. Page Halfway Award – Jim Lanier
Wells Fargo Bank Alaska Gold Coast Award - Aliy Zirkle
Nome Kennel Club Fastest Time from Safety to Nome Award - Mike Williams, Jr.
Horizon Lines Most Improved Musher Award - Rohn Buser
Jerry Austin Rookie of the Year – Brent Sass
Fred Meyer Sportsmanship Award – Lance Mackey
ExxonMobil Mushers Choice Award - Dan Seavey
Northern Air Cargo Herbie Nayokpuk Memorial Award – Michelle Phillips
Golden Clipboard Award – Community of Nulato
Golden Stethoscope Award - Ruth Kothe, DVM and Tanja Kruse, DVM
Alaska Airlines Leonhard Seppala Humanitarian Award – DeeDee Jonrowe
City of Nome Lolly Medley Golden Harness Award Winner – Guinness – Dallas Seavey Lead Dog
Northern Air Cargo Four Wheeler Drawing Winner – Peter Kaiser