September 22, 2018

Musher Details

2005 Iditarod » Mushers » Steve Rasmussen

Steve Rasmussen

Bib Number: 34
Hometown: Melrose, MN
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Biography

Steve Rasmussen, 40, was born in Nebraska. He graduated from Moorhead State University in Minnesota in ’89 with a degree in Construction Management and has worked as a Market Sector Manager for the last 15 years. He’s been running dogs about 10 years. His family is currently partners with Iditarod veteran Paul Ellering in Der Hund Kennel. They have about 60 dogs with bloodlines from Swenson, Swingley, Streper, and Sanderson. He says he “caught the sickness” when he helped Paul Ellering in the 2000 Iditarod and now he “just has to do it.” He is married to Sandy and they have three children, Samantha, 10, Sydney, 8 and Stefanie, 5. Steve is a member of Mush with P.R.I.D.E., the Iditarod Trail Committee and the Beargrease Race Committee. He says in his free time he enjoys hunting.

Sponsors

D.H. Blattner and Sons, Inc., MN
Minnesota Veterinary Associates, Inc., MN
The Feed Store, MN
PMI Exclusive, MN
Glenn & Joanne Pundsack, MN
Mary Surma, MN

John Grunwaldm MN
Pat & Jan Fitzpatric, NM
Gene & Dee Rasmussen, MO
Gary Gerdin, ND
Sandy Rasmussen, MN
BJ Lemieux, NM


2005 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/05 10:00:00 12 3/05 11:12:00 12 1h 12m
Campbell Airstrip 3/05 12:22:00 12 1h 10m 0.00
Willow 3/06 14:00:00 16 3/06 15:04:00 16 1h 4m 59
Yentna 3/06 19:03:00 16 16 3h 59m 11.30 45
Skwentna 3/06 22:28:00 16 3/07 04:47:00 16 6h 19m 34
Finger Lake 3/07 10:07:00 16 3/07 15:52:00 16 5h 45m 5h 20m 8.44 45
Rainy Pass 3/07 19:36:00 16 3/08 04:29:00 16 8h 53m 3h 44m 8.04 30
Rohn 3/08 09:32:00 16 3/08 16:20:00 15 6h 48m 5h 3m 9.50 48
Nikolai 3/09 02:31:00 15 3/09 15:50:00 15 13h 19m 10h 11m 9.13 93
McGrath 3/09 21:56:00 15 3/10 23:41:00 15 25h 45m 6h 6m 7.87 ✔ 48
Takotna 3/11 02:11:00 15 3/11 02:15:00 14 0h 4m 2h 30m 9.20 ✔ 23
Ophir 3/11 05:08:00 14 3/11 11:22:00 14 6h 14m 2h 53m 13.18 ✔ 38
Iditarod 3/12 08:45:00 14 3/12 15:45:00 14 7h 0m 21h 23m 4.21 ✔ 90
Shageluk 3/13 00:13:00 14 3/13 10:25:00 13 10h 12m 8h 28m 7.68 ✔ ✔ 65
Anvik 3/13 14:25:00 13 3/13 14:33:00 13 0h 8m 4h 0m 6.25 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/13 17:48:00 13 3/14 02:24:00 12 8h 36m 3h 15m 5.54 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/14 11:33:00 12 3/14 20:13:00 12 8h 40m 9h 9m 6.56 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 3/15 11:05:00 12 3/15 16:00:00 12 4h 55m 14h 52m 4.71 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/16 11:46:00 12 3/16 17:03:00 12 5h 17m 19h 46m 4.55 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/16 23:02:00 12 3/17 07:50:00 12 8h 48m 5h 59m 6.69 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/17 13:24:00 12 3/17 19:53:00 11 6h 29m 5h 34m 10.42 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/18 01:46:00 11 3/18 07:37:00 11 5h 51m 5h 53m 8.16 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/18 13:13:00 11 3/18 21:13:00 10 8h 0m 5h 36m 8.21 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/19 03:53:00 10 3/19 03:55:00 10 0h 2m 6h 40m 8.25 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/19 06:55:55 10 3h 0m 7.33 ✔ ✔ 22