MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — For the first time, a husband and wife have placed first and second respectively at the 2019 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.

On Tuesday, the 300-mile race from Duluth to Grand Portage concluded. It’s the longest sled dog race in the lower 48 states.

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Participants and event organizers braved -20 degree temps and wind gusts that felt like -50 below.

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Taking a late lead in the race, 2019 Champion Blake Freking came across the finish line on Tuesday evening. Shortly after, his wife, Jennifer Freking, crossed the finish line, too.

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Other marathon race finishers include third-place Jason Rice followed by Colleen Wallin, Erin Altemus, Ryan Reddington, Peter McClelland and Frank Moe.