September 22, 2018

Musher Details

2003 Iditarod » Mushers » Jerry Riley

Jerry Riley

Bib Number: 22
Hometown: Nenana, Alaska


Biography

Gerald Riley, 69, was born in Alaska. He is one of the few Native Alaskans still competing in the Iditarod.
Jerry began mushing in 1952 and began running the in the second race in 1974. He was the fourth winner of the Iditarod, taking home the first place trophy in 1976.

He has worked as a boat captain and a carpenter. He retired four years ago and now concentrates on his dog mushing. Jerry is married to Marge. They have one adult son, Gerald Riley, II.


2003 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/01 10:46:00 10
Campbel Airstrip (BLM) 3/01 11:48:00 10 1h 2m 0.00
Ruby 3/03 10:40:00 16 317
Galena 3/03 16:03:00 16 3/03 20:03:00 16 4h 0m 5h 23m 9.66 52
Nulato 3/04 04:27:00 16 3/04 11:24:00 14 6h 57m 8h 24m 6.19 52
Kaltag 1 3/04 19:25:00 14 3/05 03:25:00 13 8h 0m 8h 1m 5.24 42
Eagle Island 1 3/05 23:20:00 13 3/06 03:39:00 12 4h 19m 19h 55m 3.51 70
Grayling 1 3/06 11:36:00 12 3/07 13:03:00 12 25h 27m 7h 57m 7.55 ✔ 60
Anvik 3/07 18:00:00 12 3/07 23:01:00 10 5h 1m 4h 57m 3.64 ✔ 18
Grayling 2 3/08 02:39:00 10 3/08 02:50:00 10 0h 11m 3h 38m 4.95 ✔ 18
Eagle Island 2 3/08 17:43:00 10 3/09 01:50:00 9 8h 7m 14h 53m 4.03 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 2 3/09 08:50:00 9 3/09 15:25:00 9 6h 35m 7h 0m 10.00 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/09 18:01:00 9 3/09 18:01:00 9 0h 0m 2h 36m 34.62 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/09 20:48:00 9 3/09 23:56:00 8 3h 8m 2h 47m 15.09 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk 3/10 08:33:00 8 3/10 14:46:00 8 6h 13m 8h 37m 5.57 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim 3/10 23:06:00 8 3/11 05:00:00 8 5h 54m 8h 20m 5.76 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/11 17:57:00 8 3/12 02:50:00 8 8h 53m 12h 57m 3.55 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/12 09:20:00 8 6h 30m 8.46 ✔ ✔ Scratched 55