Aniak musher Richie Diehl is the winner of this year’s Bogus Creek 150 Sled Dog Race. He crossed the finish line at 4:58am early Sunday morning with a total elapsed time of 16 hours and 58 minutes. His lead dogs are Demi and Meyer. Photos by Greg Lincoln - Bethel, Alaska
Bogus Creek 150 Champion
The Bogus Creek 150 Sled Dog Race of Bethel has a new champion – Richie Diehl. Diehl races out of his family’s Real Diehl Kennel in Aniak. This is his first time winning the Bogus Creek 150.
He finished the race in 16 hours and 58 minutes crossing the finish line at 4:58am early Sunday. At the finish in lead were Meyer and Demi, he had a total of 10 dogs in harness.
Coming in second and third were father and son of Team Kaiser of Bethel. Ron Kaiser came in at 5:13am with 10 dogs, and Pete Kaiser crossed the finish at 5:16am also with 10 dogs. Elapsed times were 17:13 and 17:16. Pete is Ron’s son and five-time Kuskokwim 300 and 2019 Iditarod champion.
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