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AP PHOTOS: Iditarod, 'The Last Great Race'

Tuesday - 3/11/2014, 11:12am  ET

Dallas Seavey gets a kiss from one of his dogs after winning the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. (AP Photo/The Anchorage Daily News, Bob Hallinen) LOCAL TV OUT (KTUU-TV, KTVA-TV) LOCAL PRINT OUT (THE ANCHORAGE PRESS, THE ALASKA DISPATCH)

The Associated Press

A blizzard meant a wild end to the world's most famous sled dog race early Tuesday morning. Dallas Seavey was the first to cross the famed burled arch finish line in Nome to win his second Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. He secured the victory after front-runner Jeff King was blown off course by the storm and runner-up Aliy Zirkle was sidelined at the final checkpoint.

The winner of the grueling 1,000-mile trek through unpredictable Alaska wilderness gets $50,000 and a new truck. The 29 teams after that receive cash prizes decreasing on a sliding scale. All other teams finishing the race get $1,049.

Here's a collection of photos from the "Last Great Race."

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