June 18, 2018

Musher Details

2008 Iditarod » Mushers » Aaron Burmeister

Aaron Burmeister

Bib Number: 14
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

Pike Legal Group
Q.A.P.
LEER

Joe Cocquet/Eagle Pet Food
Drake Construction
Eureka Meats


2008 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/01 10:28:00 12
Willow 3/02 14:24:00 16
Yentna 3/02 18:15:00 16 3/02 18:21:00 16 0h 6m 3h 51m 10.91 42
Skwentna 3/03 01:10:00 16 3/03 01:15:00 16 0h 5m 6h 49m 4.99 34
Finger Lake 3/03 06:21:00 16 3/03 11:24:00 16 5h 3m 5h 6m 8.82 45
Rainy Pass 3/03 15:07:00 16 3/03 15:12:00 16 0h 5m 3h 43m 8.07 30
Rohn 3/03 20:10:00 16 3/04 02:24:00 15 6h 14m 4h 58m 9.66 48
Nikolai 3/04 12:19:00 15 3/04 19:01:00 13 6h 42m 9h 55m 7.56 75
McGrath 3/05 02:47:00 13 3/05 02:52:00 13 0h 5m 7h 46m 6.95 54
Takotna 3/05 05:46:00 13 3/06 08:32:00 13 26h 46m 2h 54m 6.21 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/06 11:00:00 13 3/06 11:10:00 13 0h 10m 2h 28m 10.14 ✔ 25
Cripple 3/07 03:09:00 13 3/07 03:25:00 13 0h 16m 15h 59m 3.69 ✔ 59
Ruby 3/07 20:32:00 13 3/08 04:32:00 12 8h 0m 17h 7m 6.54 ✔ ✔ 112
Galena 3/08 11:33:00 12 3/08 17:14:00 12 5h 41m 7h 1m 7.41 ✔ ✔ 52
Nulato 3/09 00:24:00 12 3/09 00:35:00 12 0h 11m 7h 10m 7.26 ✔ ✔ 52
Kaltag 3/09 07:14:00 12 3/09 12:44:00 12 5h 30m 5h 39m 7.43 ✔ ✔ 42
Unalakleet 3/10 06:04:00 12 3/10 06:14:00 12 0h 10m 17h 20m 5.19 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/10 13:24:00 12 3/10 19:20:00 12 5h 56m 7h 10m 5.86 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk 3/11 03:20:00 12 3/11 09:41:00 11 6h 21m 8h 0m 6.00 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim 3/11 16:57:00 11 3/11 18:51:00 11 1h 54m 7h 16m 6.61 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/12 02:05:00 11 3/12 10:05:00 10 8h 0m 7h 14m 6.36 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/12 17:48:00 10 3/12 17:50:00 9 0h 2m 7h 43m 7.13 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/12 21:05:20 9 3h 15m 6.77 ✔ ✔ 22