September 22, 2018

Musher Details

2002 Iditarod » Mushers » John Barron

John Barron

Bib Number: 51
Hometown: Helmville, MT


Biography

John Barron, 57, was born in Texas. He moved to Alaska where he lived for many years before moving to Montana in 2000. He began mushing in 1978 and became interested in the Iditarod when reading an article in the Iditarod Trail Annual. He ran his first Iditarod in 1978 and is one of the mushers who has run more than twenty Iditarods. He and Kathleen are the parents of three adult sons, Laird, Jason and Will. Both Laird and Jason are Iditarod veterans and Will is a sprint musher. John is a member of the IOFC and says his hobbies and interests are horses, dogs and enjoying the outdoors.


2002 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/02 11:50:00 12
Eagle River 3/02 15:03:00 12 3h 13m 0.00
Wasilla 3/03 11:50:00 16 29
Knik 3/03 13:08:00 16 3/03 13:10:00 16 0h 2m 1h 18m 10.77 14
Yentna Station 3/03 20:39:00 16 7h 29m 6.95 52
Skwentna 3/04 04:18:00 16 34
Finger Lake 3/04 16:19:00 16 3/04 16:24:00 15 0h 5m 45
Rainy Pass 3/04 19:55:00 15 3/05 00:01:00 15 4h 6m 3h 31m 8.53 30
Rohn 3/05 06:24:00 15 3/05 11:40:00 15 5h 16m 6h 23m 7.52 48
Nikolai 3/05 21:06:00 15 3/06 03:57:00 15 6h 51m 9h 26m 9.86 93
McGrath 3/06 09:14:00 15 3/06 13:40:00 14 4h 26m 5h 17m 9.09 48
Takotna 3/06 15:48:00 14 3/06 15:53:00 14 0h 5m 2h 8m 10.78 23
Ophir 3/06 18:24:00 14 3/06 23:24:00 14 5h 0m 2h 31m 15.10 38
Cripple 3/07 10:21:00 14 3/08 10:58:00 13 24h 37m 10h 57m 5.48 ✔ 60
Ruby 3/08 21:10:00 13 3/09 05:15:00 12 8h 5m 10h 12m 10.98 ✔ ✔ 112
Galena 3/09 11:25:00 12 3/09 16:27:00 11 5h 2m 6h 10m 8.43 ✔ ✔ 52
Nulato 3/09 22:53:00 11 3/10 05:16:00 10 6h 23m 6h 26m 8.08 ✔ ✔ 52
Kaltag 3/10 09:49:00 10 3/10 15:30:00 10 5h 41m 4h 33m 9.23 ✔ ✔ 42
Unalakleet 3/11 06:25:00 10 3/11 12:09:00 10 5h 44m 14h 55m 6.03 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/11 17:55:00 10 3/11 22:55:00 9 5h 0m 5h 46m 6.94 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/12 05:14:00 9 3/12 09:24:00 9 4h 10m 6h 19m 9.18 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/12 14:42:00 9 3/12 17:30:00 9 2h 48m 5h 18m 9.06 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/12 23:27:00 9 3/13 07:27:00 9 8h 0m 5h 57m 7.73 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/13 13:25:00 9 3/13 13:26:00 9 0h 1m 5h 58m 9.22 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/13 16:25:40 9 2h 59m 7.37 ✔ ✔ 22