September 25, 2018

Musher Details

2006 Iditarod » Mushers » Aaron Burmeister

Aaron Burmeister

Bib Number: 10
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 Cattle Company, Charleston, AR
The Outdoor Channel
G.P.A.A.
Ophir Gold Products
Joe Cocquit/Eagle Pet Food

Pike Legal Group
Union YES!
Fairbanks Building Trades Council
Central Labor Union
The All Alaska Alliance


2006 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/04 10:19:00 12
BLM 3/04 11:17:00 12 0h 58m 0.00
Willow 3/05 14:16:00 16 3/05 14:16:00 16 0h 0m 59
Yentna 3/05 17:59:00 16 3/05 19:00:00 16 1h 1m 3h 43m 12.11 45
Skwentna 3/05 23:18:00 16 3/05 23:23:00 16 0h 5m 4h 18m 7.91 34
Finger Lake 3/06 11:02:00 16 3/06 11:09:00 16 0h 7m 11h 39m 3.86 45
Rainy Pass 3/06 15:09:00 16 3/06 21:00:00 16 5h 51m 4h 0m 7.50 30
Rohn 3/07 01:10:00 3/07 01:23:00 15 0h 13m 4h 10m 11.52 48
Nikolai 3/07 16:32:00 15 3/07 23:45:00 14 7h 13m 15h 9m 6.14 93
McGrath 3/08 06:06:00 14 3/08 06:10:00 14 0h 4m 6h 21m 7.56 48
Takotna 3/08 08:39:00 14 3/09 11:07:00 14 26h 28m 2h 29m 9.26 ✔ 23
Ophir 3/09 13:22:00 14 3/09 13:35:00 14 0h 13m 2h 15m 16.89 ✔ 38
Cripple 3/10 04:12:00 14 3/10 04:34:00 14 0h 22m 14h 37m 4.10 ✔ 60
Ruby 3/10 18:47:00 14 3/11 00:05:00 14 5h 18m 14h 13m 7.88 ✔ 112
Galena 3/11 06:48:00 14 3/11 14:48:00 14 8h 0m 6h 43m 7.74 ✔ ✔ 52
Nulato 3/11 20:40:00 14 3/12 01:05:00 14 4h 25m 5h 52m 8.86 ✔ ✔ 52
Kaltag 3/12 06:14:00 14 3/12 11:46:00 14 5h 32m 5h 9m 8.16 ✔ ✔ 42
Unalakleet 3/13 00:54:00 14 3/13 06:52:00 12 5h 58m 13h 8m 6.85 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/13 12:33:00 12 3/13 16:45:00 12 4h 12m 5h 41m 7.04 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/13 23:37:00 12 3/14 04:35:00 12 4h 58m 6h 52m 8.45 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/14 11:31:00 12 3/14 12:33:00 9 1h 2m 6h 56m 6.92 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/14 20:37:00 9 3/15 04:37:00 9 8h 0m 8h 4m 5.70 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/15 11:47:00 9 3/15 11:48:00 9 0h 1m 7h 10m 7.67 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/15 15:21:52 9 3h 33m 6.20 ✔ ✔ 22