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Leonhard Seppala pulled into Nome in first place

Leonhard Seppala pulled into Nome on April 14, 1916, in first place, to win his second All-Alaska Sweepstakes. He traveled 410 miles in 80 hours, 38 minutes, and 5 seconds. Archives, University of Alaska Fairbanks

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