Nome, Alaska – Tuesday, March 13, 2012 – Twenty-five year old musher Dallas Seavey arrived in Nome, Alaska crossing the finish line at 19:29 Alaska Time with 9 dogs on his team claiming his first Iditarod Championship. Thousands of cheering fans lined the street to greet the youngest person ever to win the toughest race on earth. Dallas was followed into Nome by Ali Zirkle, Ramey Smyth, Aaron Burmeister and Peter Kaiser.
Seavey and his dogs completed the grueling race in 9 days, 04 hours, 29 minutes, 26 seconds. The record is still held by John Baker the 2011 Champion at a time of 8 days, 18 hours, 46 minutes, 39 seconds .