Alaska ALHN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
      
 
St. Lawrence, King and Little Diomede Islands                     

Alaska Photos


Martin Buser crossing the finish line in Nome - 2002


Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race

    Iditarod Champions 1973-2004  
 
Year Musher Home Town Days Hrs. Min. Sec.
1973 Dick Wilmarth Red Devil, AK 20  00:49:41
1974 Carl Huntington Galena, AK 20  15:02:07
1975 Emmitt Peters Ruby, AK 14  14:43:45
1976 Gerald Riley Nenana, AK 18  22:58:17
1977 Rick Swenson Manley, AK 16  16:27:13
1978 Dick Mackey Wasilla, AK 14  18:52:24
1979 Rick Swenson Manley, AK 15  10:37:47
1980 Joe May Trapper Creek, AK 14  07:11:51
1981 Rick Swenson Manley, AK 12  08:45:02
1982 Rick Swenson Manley, AK 16  04:40:10
1983 Rick Mackey Wasilla, AK 12  14:10:44
1984 Dean Osmar Clam Gulch, AK 12  15:07:33
1985 Libby Riddles Teller, AK 18  00:20:17
1986 Susan Butcher Manley, AK 11  15:06:00
1987 Susan Butcher Manley, AK 11  02:05:13
1988 Susan Butcher Manley, AK 11  11:41:40
1989 Joe Runyan Nenana, AK 11  05:24:34
1990 Susan Butcher Manley, AK 11  01:53:23
1991 Rick Swenson Manley, AK 12  16:34:39
1992 Martin Buser Big Lake, AK 10  19:17:00
1993 Jeff King Denali, AK 10  15:38:15
1994 Martin Buser Big Lake, AK 10  13:02:39
1995 Doug Swingley Simms, MT 09  02:42:19
1996 Jeff King Denali, AK 09  05:43:13
1997 Martin Buser Big Lake, AK 09  08:30:45
1998 Jeff King Denali, AK 09  05:52:26
1999 Doug Swingley Simms, MT 09  14:31:07
2000 Doug Swingley Simms, MT 09  00:58:06
2001 Doug Swingley Simms, MT 09  19:55:50
2002* Martin Buser Big Lake, AK 08  22:46:02
2003** Robert Sørlie Hurdal, Norway 09  15:47:36
2004 Mitch Seavey Sterling, AK 09  12:20:22
* Fastest Winning Time

** Altered Course for 2003
 
    Iditarod Records    
 
Record Musher Year
Fastest Winning Time Martin Buser 2002
Fastest Red Lantern Time Brad Pozarnsky 1998
Most Times Won - Five (5) Rick Swenson 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1991
First Woman to Win Iditarod Libby Riddles 1985
 
 
    Multiple Winners    
 
Musher Total Wins Years
Rick Swenson 5 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1991
Susan Butcher 4 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990
Doug Swingley 4 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001
Martin Buser 4 1992, 1994, 1997, 2002
Jeff King 3 1993, 1996, 1998






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