• Musher Nathan Schroeder, of Warba, Minn., puts a ring of flowers around the neck of his lead dog, after they had reached the finish line at Billy's Bar just before 6 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Rice Lake, near Duluth, Minn., to win the nearly 400-mile-long  John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.  (Paul M. Walsh/WDIO-TV via AP)

    Schroeder captures 4th Beargrease title

    DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Nathan Schroeder has captured his fourth John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon title with a pre-dawn surge over the finish line near Duluth Wednesday.