June 19, 2018

Musher Details

2005 Iditarod » Mushers » Aaron Burmeister

Aaron Burmeister

Bib Number: 35
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.

Sponsors

Pendergrass Ranch
Quality Asphalt and Paving
The Outdoor Channel
G.P.A.A.
Joe Cocquet-Eagle Pet Foods

Northern Power Sports
Burmeister Racing
Fairbanks Sign and Graphics
Drake Construction


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 11:14:00 12 1h 14m
Campbell Airstrip 3/05 12:15:00 12 1h 1m 0.00
Willow 3/06 14:00:00 16 3/06 15:06:00 16 1h 6m 59
Yentna 3/06 19:00:00 16 3/06 19:08:00 16 0h 8m 3h 54m 11.54 45
Skwentna 3/07 02:10:00 16 3/07 02:15:00 16 0h 5m 7h 2m 4.83 34
Finger Lake 3/07 07:12:00 16 3/07 12:27:00 16 5h 15m 4h 57m 9.09 45
Rainy Pass 3/07 16:07:00 16 3/07 16:20:00 15 0h 13m 3h 40m 8.18 30
Rohn 3/08 03:15:00 15 3/08 03:51:00 15 0h 36m 10h 55m 4.40 48
Nikolai 3/08 21:38:00 15 3/09 23:04:00 14 25h 26m 17h 47m 5.23 ✔ 93
McGrath 3/10 04:24:00 14 3/10 08:53:00 12 4h 29m 5h 20m 9.00 ✔ 48
Takotna 3/10 11:04:00 12 3/10 11:16:00 12 0h 12m 2h 11m 10.53 ✔ 23
Ophir 3/10 13:47:00 12 3/10 19:03:00 12 5h 16m 2h 31m 15.10 ✔ 38
Iditarod 3/11 11:52:00 12 3/11 17:17:00 11 5h 25m 16h 49m 5.35 ✔ 90
Shageluk 3/12 04:09:00 11 3/12 04:12:00 11 0h 3m 10h 52m 5.98 ✔ 65
Anvik 3/12 07:55:00 11 3/12 15:55:00 11 8h 0m 3h 43m 6.73 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/12 18:37:00 11 3/12 18:46:00 11 0h 9m 2h 42m 6.67 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/13 10:06:00 11 3/13 10:14:00 11 0h 8m 15h 20m 3.91 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 3/13 21:10:00 11 3/14 02:58:00 11 5h 48m 10h 56m 6.40 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/14 14:46:00 11 3/14 20:03:00 10 5h 17m 11h 48m 7.63 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/15 02:30:00 10 3/15 09:10:00 10 6h 40m 6h 27m 6.20 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/15 15:15:00 10 3/15 22:06:00 10 6h 51m 6h 5m 9.53 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/16 04:30:00 10 3/16 08:40:00 10 4h 10m 6h 24m 7.50 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/16 15:08:00 10 3/16 23:08:00 10 8h 0m 6h 28m 7.11 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/17 06:10:00 10 3/17 06:12:00 9 0h 2m 7h 2m 7.82 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/17 09:09:39 9 2h 57m 7.46 ✔ ✔ 22