August 18, 2018

Musher Details

2013 Iditarod » Mushers » James Volek

James Volek

Bib Number: 66
Hometown: Big Lake, Alaska


Biography

James Volek, 28, was born in Michigan where he received his BA in Criminal Justice from Northern Michigan University. He moved to Southeast Alaska in 2012 to work on glaciers, saying he came to Alaska to “seek adventure.” He now works for Happy Trails Kennel as a Musher/Tour Guide.

Sponsors

Happy Trails
Eagle Pack, A division of Well Pet
Big Lake Susitna Veterinary Hospital
Alaska Icefield Expeditions


2013 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/02 12:08:00 12
Willow 3/03 16:08:00 16
Yentna 3/03 20:25:00 16 3/04 02:05:00 16 5h 40m 4h 17m 9.81 42
Skwentna 3/04 04:38:00 16 3/04 09:34:00 16 4h 56m 2h 33m 11.76 30
Finger Lake 3/04 14:51:00 16 3/04 21:26:00 16 6h 35m 5h 17m 7.57 40
Rainy Pass 3/05 01:44:00 16 3/05 08:10:00 16 6h 26m 4h 18m 6.98 30
Rohn 3/05 12:56:00 16 3/05 19:43:00 16 6h 47m 4h 46m 7.34 35
Nikolai 3/06 11:45:00 16 3/06 21:00:00 16 9h 15m 16h 2m 4.68 75
McGrath 3/07 03:02:00 16 3/07 11:53:00 16 8h 51m 6h 2m 7.96 48
Takotna 3/07 14:33:00 16 3/08 15:05:00 16 24h 32m 2h 40m 6.75 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/08 17:55:00 16 3/08 18:02:00 16 0h 7m 2h 50m 8.12 ✔ 23
Iditarod 3/09 16:35:00 16 3/10 11:39:00 14 18h 4m 22h 33m 3.55 ✔ 80
Shageluk 3/10 21:02:00 14 3/11 05:25:00 14 8h 23m 9h 23m 5.86 ✔ ✔ 55
Anvik 3/11 09:10:00 14 3/11 09:11:00 14 0h 1m 3h 45m 6.67 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/11 11:37:00 14 3/11 20:00:00 14 8h 23m 2h 26m 7.40 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/12 04:20:00 14 3/12 12:35:00 14 8h 15m 8h 20m 7.44 ✔ ✔ 62
Kaltag 3/13 01:04:00 14 3/13 07:55:00 14 6h 51m 12h 29m 4.81 ✔ ✔ 60
Unalakleet 3/14 00:29:00 14 3/14 07:01:00 14 6h 32m 16h 34m 5.13 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/14 11:58:00 14 3/14 17:37:00 14 5h 39m 4h 57m 8.08 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/14 23:42:00 14 3/15 08:50:00 14 9h 8m 6h 5m 8.22 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/15 15:07:00 14 3/15 22:25:00 13 7h 18m 6h 17m 7.64 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/16 05:45:00 13 3/16 13:45:00 13 8h 0m 7h 20m 6.27 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/16 20:48:00 13 3/16 20:52:00 12 0h 4m 7h 3m 7.80 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/17 00:12:53 12 3h 20m 6.60 ✔ ✔ 22