June 19, 2018

Musher Details

2009 Iditarod » Mushers » Rick Swenson

Rick Swenson

Bib Number: 8
Hometown: Two Rivers, Alaska


Biography

Rick Swenson, 61, was born in Minnesota. He moved to Alaska in 1973 to mush dogs. He is the only five-time winner of the Iditarod. He belongs to Mush with P.R.I.D.E., the Iditarod where he serves on the Board of Directors, and the Alaska Miners. Rick is the father of three, Kristen, Andy and Kevin.


2009 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/07 10:15:00 12
Willow 3/08 14:12:00 16
Yentna 3/08 18:02:00 16 3/08 18:09:00 16 0h 7m 3h 50m 17.22 66
Skwentna 3/08 21:19:00 16 3/09 02:34:00 16 5h 15m 3h 10m 10.74 34
Finger Lake 3/09 07:31:00 16 3/09 12:02:00 16 4h 31m 4h 57m 9.09 45
Rainy Pass 3/09 15:40:00 16 3/09 15:46:00 16 0h 6m 3h 38m 8.26 30
Rohn 3/09 20:01:00 16 3/10 05:40:00 16 9h 39m 4h 15m 11.29 48
Nikolai 3/10 15:56:00 16 3/10 23:08:00 15 7h 12m 10h 16m 7.31 75
McGrath 3/11 05:35:00 15 3/12 07:35:00 15 26h 0m 6h 27m 8.37 ✔ 54
Takotna 3/12 09:46:00 15 3/12 09:50:00 15 0h 4m 2h 11m 8.24 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/12 12:25:00 15 3/12 18:18:00 14 5h 53m 2h 35m 9.68 ✔ 25
Iditarod 3/13 05:07:00 14 3/13 12:00:00 14 6h 53m 10h 49m 8.32 ✔ 90
Shageluk 3/13 19:18:00 14 3/14 04:00:00 14 8h 42m 7h 18m 8.90 ✔ ✔ 65
Anvik 3/14 06:52:00 14 3/14 07:01:00 14 0h 9m 2h 52m 8.72 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/14 09:23:00 14 3/14 17:22:00 14 7h 59m 2h 22m 7.61 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/15 01:45:00 14 3/15 08:05:00 14 6h 20m 8h 23m 7.16 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 3/15 16:40:00 14 3/15 23:57:00 14 7h 17m 8h 35m 8.16 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/16 14:09:00 14 3/18 00:31:00 14 34h 22m 14h 12m 6.34 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/18 05:22:00 14 3/18 07:47:00 14 2h 25m 4h 51m 8.25 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/18 13:13:00 14 3/18 20:40:00 14 7h 27m 5h 26m 10.67 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/19 02:29:00 14 3/19 07:30:00 14 5h 1m 5h 49m 8.25 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/19 13:10:00 14 3/19 21:21:00 14 8h 11m 5h 40m 8.12 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/20 03:55:00 14 3/20 04:15:00 14 0h 20m 6h 34m 8.38 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/20 07:12:50 14 2h 57m 7.46 ✔ ✔ 22