June 25, 2018

Musher Details

2004 Iditarod » Mushers » Russell Bybee

Russell Bybee

Bib Number: 62
Hometown: Willow, Alaska
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Biography

Russ Bybee, 38, was born in Minnesota. He worked as a welder in construction in Minnesota and spent a summer with Bob Sommers, working as his handler. After that he moved to Alaska with Earl and Natalie Norris.

Since coming to Alaska, he has worked at Underdog Feeds, on an oil rig, and as a welder for the Alaska Railroad. He currently works for APC as a drilling support roustabout.

He started mushing in 1994 and after watching races in Minnesota began to think about someday running the Iditarod.

Russ is married to Jill Veloske. He says his hobbies are hunting and fishing.


2004 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/06 12:14:00 12
BLM 3/14 01:00:00 14 3/14 09:26:00 13 8h 26m 180h 46m 0.00 ✔ ✔
Willow 3/14 20:59:00 13 3/15 05:39:00 11 8h 40m 11h 33m 2.68 ✔ ✔ 31
Yentna 3/15 11:22:00 11 3/15 19:06:00 11 7h 44m 5h 43m 2.97 ✔ ✔ 17
Skwentna 3/15 23:51:00 11 3/16 07:15:00 11 7h 24m 4h 45m 7.16 ✔ ✔ 34
Finger Lake 3/16 23:28:00 11 3/17 06:46:00 11 7h 18m 16h 13m 2.77 ✔ ✔ 45
Rainy Pass 3/17 13:01:00 11 3/17 20:29:00 10 7h 28m 6h 15m 4.80 ✔ ✔ 30
Rohn 3/18 15:19:00 10 3/18 23:44:00 10 8h 25m 18h 50m 2.55 ✔ ✔ 48
Nikolai 3/19 05:46:00 10 3/19 13:29:00 10 7h 43m 6h 2m 15.41 ✔ ✔ 93
McGrath 3/19 19:00:00 10 3/20 03:45:00 9 8h 45m 5h 31m 8.70 ✔ ✔ 48
Takotna 3/20 10:21:00 9 3/20 10:24:00 9 0h 3m 6h 36m 3.48 ✔ ✔ 23
Ophir 3/13 01:19:00 3/13 09:32:00 14 8h 13m -178h -5m -0.21 ✔ 38
Cripple 3/12 01:26:00 3/12 07:17:00 15 5h 51m -33h -6m -1.81 ✔ 60
Ruby 3/06 13:20:00 -138h -57m -0.81 112
Galena 3/07 12:00:00 16 52
Nulato 3/07 16:10:00 16 3/07 16:35:00 15 0h 25m 4h 10m 12.48 52
Kaltag 3/07 23:20:00 15 15 6h 45m 6.22 42
Unalakleet 3/08 09:18:00 15 15 90
Shaktoolik 3/08 18:25:00 15 3/09 00:22:00 15 5h 57m 40
Koyuk 3/09 04:48:00 15 3/09 15:03:00 15 10h 15m 4h 26m 13.08 58
Elim 3/10 04:59:00 15 3/10 12:20:00 15 7h 21m 13h 56m 3.44 48
White Mountain 3/10 18:50:00 15 3/11 20:07:00 15 25h 17m 6h 30m 7.08 ✔ 46
Safety 3/11 22:29:00 15 3/11 22:32:00 15 0h 3m 2h 22m 23.24 ✔ 55
Nome 3/20 13:41:40 207h 9m 0.11 ✔ ✔ 22