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Local sled dog racing favorites Mike Williams Sr. and Mike Williams Jr. of Akiak, along with Pete Kaiser of Bethel have signed on to run the 2013 Iditarod. The Iditarod committee began taking applications on June 29 and the three racers joined the race the same day. Williams Sr., who placed 18th in the 1997 Iditarod, will be running his 15th race. Williams Jr. took 8th place this year and Kaiser came in 5th this year.