June 19, 2018

Musher Details

2003 Iditarod » Mushers » Aaron Burmeister

Aaron Burmeister

Bib Number: 25
Hometown: Nome/Nenana, Alaska


Biography

Aaron Burmeister, 42, was born and raised in Nome, Alaska, and is married to Mandy. He graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 1998 and is a certified teacher. However, he is currently a general manager in the construction field. Aaron says, “I have been raising dogs and racing my entire life. (He is the son of Iditarod veteran Richard Burmeister.) Over the last 20 years our kennel and breeding program have been focused on building a winning Iditarod team. “We are very grateful for the many supporters that help get us to the starting line every year as well as the many volunteers who donate their time to put on this great event. Iditarod is the ultimate proving ground for our dogs, gear, and outdoor skills.” Aaron is a member of the IUOE Local 302, the IOFC, AOPA, and ITC. He lists his hobbies and interests as hunting, fishing, boating, flying, and enjoying Alaska with my family. Mandy and Aaron are the parents of Hunter, 9, and Kiana, 5.


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 10:52:00 8
Campbel Airstrip (BLM) 3/01 11:49:00 8 0h 57m 0.00
Ruby 3/03 10:46:00 16 317
Galena 3/03 15:35:00 16 3/03 15:39:00 16 0h 4m 4h 49m 10.80 52
Nulato 3/04 05:59:00 16 3/04 11:15:00 15 5h 16m 14h 20m 3.63 52
Kaltag 1 3/04 18:58:00 15 3/05 02:45:00 14 7h 47m 7h 43m 5.44 42
Eagle Island 1 3/05 23:10:00 14 3/06 05:30:00 13 6h 20m 20h 25m 3.43 70
Grayling 1 3/06 12:30:00 13 3/06 18:29:00 13 5h 59m 7h 0m 8.57 60
Anvik 3/07 00:05:00 13 3/07 04:30:00 13 4h 25m 5h 36m 3.21 18
Grayling 2 3/07 08:35:00 13 3/08 09:55:00 13 25h 20m 4h 5m 4.41 ✔ 18
Eagle Island 2 3/08 17:49:00 13 3/09 01:49:00 11 8h 0m 7h 54m 7.59 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 2 3/09 08:05:00 11 3/09 13:48:00 11 5h 43m 6h 16m 11.17 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/09 16:06:00 11 3/09 16:07:00 11 0h 1m 2h 18m 39.13 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/09 19:04:00 11 3/09 19:11:00 11 0h 7m 2h 57m 14.24 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk 3/10 11:42:00 11 3/10 12:03:00 11 0h 21m 16h 31m 2.91 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim 3/11 00:55:00 11 3/11 06:50:00 10 5h 55m 12h 52m 3.73 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/11 16:20:00 10 3/11 21:53:00 9 5h 33m 9h 30m 4.84 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/12 03:33:00 9 3/12 08:58:00 9 5h 25m 5h 40m 9.71 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/12 15:31:00 9 3/12 20:54:00 9 5h 23m 6h 33m 3.36 ✔ ✔ 22