June 17, 2018

Musher Details

2010 Iditarod » Mushers » John Baker

John Baker

Bib Number: 8
Hometown: Kotzebue, Alaska
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Biography

John Baker, 55, was born and raised in Kotzebue, Alaska. He began mushing in 1995 and was interested in the Iditarod after watching the race in its early years. He ran his first Iditarod in 1996 and has been in every race since. He has 13 top ten Iditarod finishes, and became the first Iditarod champion from Northwest Alaska when he won the 2011 Iditarod, and the first Inupiat champion as well. Baker is a self-employed business owner and enjoys the rural Alaska life. He has a son, Alex, 29, a veteran of the Jr. Iditarod and daughter’s Tahayla, 16 and Amelia, 14. A commercial pilot, he says that his hobby is flying

Sponsors

Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC)
Teck
Northern Air Cargo (NAC)


2010 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/06 10:15:00 12
Willow 3/07 14:12:00 16
Yentna Station 3/07 18:00:00 16 3/07 18:04:00 16 0h 4m 3h 48m 11.84 45
Skwentna 3/07 21:04:00 16 3/08 01:05:00 16 4h 1m 3h 0m 11.33 34
Finger Lake 3/08 06:25:00 16 3/08 06:31:00 15 0h 6m 5h 20m 8.44 45
Rainy Pass 3/08 14:35:00 15 3/08 14:37:00 15 0h 2m 8h 4m 3.72 30
Rohn 3/08 19:21:00 15 3/09 01:20:00 15 5h 59m 4h 44m 10.14 48
Nikolai 3/09 10:58:00 15 3/09 15:25:00 14 4h 27m 9h 38m 7.79 75
McGrath 3/09 21:21:00 14 3/09 21:23:00 14 0h 2m 5h 56m 9.10 54
Takotna 3/10 00:01:00 14 3/10 05:55:00 14 5h 54m 2h 38m 6.84 18
Ophir 3/10 08:45:00 14 3/10 08:49:00 14 0h 4m 2h 50m 8.82 25
Cripple 3/11 01:37:00 14 3/12 03:51:00 12 26h 14m 16h 48m 3.51 ✔ 59
Ruby 3/12 13:06:00 12 3/12 16:15:00 12 3h 9m 9h 15m 12.11 ✔ 112
Galena 3/12 22:10:00 12 3/13 06:10:00 12 8h 0m 5h 55m 8.79 ✔ ✔ 52
Nulato 3/13 12:19:00 12 3/13 12:24:00 10 0h 5m 6h 9m 8.46 ✔ ✔ 52
Kaltag 3/13 16:57:00 10 3/13 21:33:00 10 4h 36m 4h 33m 9.23 ✔ ✔ 42
Unalakleet 3/14 10:51:00 10 3/14 14:54:00 10 4h 3m 12h 18m 7.32 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/14 21:38:00 10 3/15 00:30:00 10 2h 52m 6h 44m 6.24 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk 3/15 09:07:00 10 3/15 13:52:00 10 4h 45m 8h 37m 5.57 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim 3/15 20:35:00 10 3/15 21:44:00 10 1h 9m 6h 43m 7.15 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/16 04:16:00 10 3/16 12:16:00 9 8h 0m 6h 32m 7.04 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/16 19:05:00 9 3/16 19:07:00 9 0h 2m 6h 49m 8.07 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/16 22:07:54 9 3h 0m 7.33 ✔ ✔ 22