June 20, 2018

Musher Details

2007 Iditarod » Mushers » Heather Siirtola

Heather Siirtola

Bib Number: 59
Hometown: Talkeetna, Alaska
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Biography

Heather Siirtola, 33, was born and raised in North Dakota and later moved to Steamboat, Colorado to find sled dogs. She ran sled dog tours at Red Runner Dog Tours and ran a few short races and "was hooked." In September of 2003, she moved to Alaska to handle for Jerry Sousa and Kathleen Holden. After three year of being with them, she acquired he own dogs from their yard. She said," I enjoy the lifestyle of running dogs. I like the different challenges it brings. I have become ‘addicted' to the experience the Iditarod has given to my dogs and me. My dogs are my best friends. There is nothing better to me then spending time with them on the trail." Heather has been a bartender for the last seven years and says she enjoys four wheeling, camping and dogs.

Sponsors

BGlobal, GA
Emily Humphreys
Jan Whitfeild & Laura Stec

Jerry & Kathleen
Parents & Friends
Talkeetna Air Taxi


2007 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/03 12:07:00 12
Campbell Airstrip (BLM) 3/03 13:21:00 12 1h 14m 0.00
Willow 3/04 15:54:00 16 59
Yentna (YENT-na) 3/04 20:05:00 16 3/04 23:39:00 16 3h 34m 4h 11m 10.76 45
Skwentna 3/05 03:29:00 16 3/05 10:45:00 15 7h 16m 3h 50m 8.87 34
Finger Lake 3/05 17:35:00 15 3/06 07:30:00 13 13h 55m 6h 50m 6.59 45
Rainy Pass 3/06 12:10:00 13 3/07 08:46:00 12 20h 36m 4h 40m 6.43 30
Rohn (Rone) 3/07 14:49:00 12 3/08 09:05:00 11 18h 16m 6h 3m 7.93 48
Nikolai (NIK-o-lye) 3/09 02:23:00 11 3/09 12:15:00 10 9h 52m 17h 18m 4.62 80
McGrath 3/09 18:30:00 10 3/10 19:18:00 10 24h 48m 6h 15m 7.68 ✔ 48
Takotna (Ta-COT-na) 3/10 21:41:00 10 3/10 21:56:00 10 0h 15m 2h 23m 7.55 ✔ 18
Ophir (OH-fur) 3/11 00:50:00 10 3/11 06:12:00 10 4h 22m 2h 54m 8.62 ✔ 25
Iditarod (I-DIT-a-rod) 3/12 15:31:00 10 3/13 01:56:00 10 10h 25m 33h 19m 2.70 ✔ 90
Shageluk (SHAG-a-luck) 3/13 12:04:00 10 3/13 17:37:00 10 5h 33m 10h 8m 6.41 ✔ 65
Anvik 3/13 21:16:00 10 3/13 23:10:00 10 1h 54m 3h 39m 6.85 ✔ 25
Grayling 3/14 02:52:00 10 3/14 11:45:00 10 8h 53m 3h 42m 4.86 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/14 20:26:00 10 3/15 12:25:00 10 15h 59m 8h 41m 6.91 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag (KAL-tag) 3/15 23:58:00 10 3/16 12:26:00 10 12h 28m 11h 33m 6.06 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet (YOU-na-la-kleet) 3/17 04:33:00 10 3/17 12:38:00 10 8h 5m 16h 7m 5.58 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik (Shak-TOO-lick) 3/17 19:00:00 10 3/18 05:37:00 9 10h 37m 6h 22m 6.60 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk (Coy-uk) 3/18 12:33:00 9 3/18 19:34:00 9 7h 1m 6h 56m 6.92 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim (EE-lum) 3/19 01:14:00 9 3/19 11:13:00 9 9h 59m 5h 40m 8.47 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/19 18:29:00 9 3/20 03:49:00 9 9h 20m 7h 16m 6.33 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/20 11:29:00 9 3/20 12:15:00 8 0h 46m 7h 40m 7.17 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/20 16:35:28 8 4h 20m 5.08 ✔ ✔ 22