Iditarod Musher Allegedly threatened by Race Official

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - We have seen quite the change in the leaderboard for the 2018 Iditarod.
Joar Leifseth Ulsom has moved up to the top spot.
He was the first musher in and out of the Ophir Checkpoint.
Lars Monsen also left the point while Hugh Neff, Ketil Reitan, and Martin Buser are all resting in Ophir.
We did get a bit of drama from the trail yesterday.
It was revealed that competitor and Finisher's Club President Wade Marrs was pulled aside by Dr. Morrie Craig, the head of the Race's Drug Testing Program, in Willow.
According to Marrs, Dr. Craig told the musher that there were traces of banned substances in his team's urine tests last year and if Marrs' workings with the Finishers Club and Dallas Seavey did not stop, the doctor would release that information to the public.
Marrs reported Dr. Craig to officials and the Trail Committee announced that they will be reviewing the situation and Dr. Craig's role in the drug testing programs.
The ITC says it does not condone any threatening or harassing behavior by anyone involved with the race.