November 27, 2014

Musher Details

2013 Iditarod » Mushers » Aaron Burmeister

Aaron Burmeister

Bib Number: 24
Hometown: Nome, Alaska


Biography

Aaron Burmeister, 38, 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 the General Manager of Tumet Industries based in Nome, AK. Aaron says, “I have been raising dogs and racing my entire life. (He is the son of Iditarod veteran Richard Burmeister.) Over the last 16 years our kennel and breeding program have been focused on building a winning Iditarod team. We are excited to be entered in the 2014 Iditarod after a great race in 2013 with young talented team that is now experienced and ready to take it up a notch. “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 family activities. Mandy and Aaron are the parents of Hunter, 5, and Kiana, 1.

Sponsors

Bering Pacific Construction
Northern Air Cargo
Dr. Tim’s Momentum Dog Food, MI

Awards

Spirit of Alaska — Sponsored by Pen Air

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 10:44:00 12
Willow 3/03 14:44:00 16
Yentna 3/03 18:29:00 16 3/03 18:39:00 16 0h 10m 3h 45m 11.20 42
Skwentna 3/04 00:14:00 16 3/04 00:19:00 16 0h 5m 5h 35m 5.37 30
Finger Lake 3/04 04:52:00 16 3/04 09:30:00 16 4h 38m 4h 33m 8.79 40
Rainy Pass 3/04 13:15:00 16 3/04 13:23:00 16 0h 8m 3h 45m 8.00 30
Rohn 3/04 17:47:00 16 3/04 22:43:00 16 4h 56m 4h 24m 7.95 35
Nikolai 3/05 08:11:00 16 3/05 12:25:00 15 4h 14m 9h 28m 7.92 75
McGrath 3/05 18:29:00 15 3/05 18:32:00 15 0h 3m 6h 4m 7.91 48
Takotna 3/05 20:48:00 15 3/06 22:14:00 15 25h 26m 2h 16m 7.94 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/07 00:55:00 15 3/07 01:04:00 15 0h 9m 2h 41m 8.57 ✔ 23
Iditarod 3/07 12:46:00 15 3/07 18:05:00 15 5h 19m 11h 42m 6.84 ✔ 80
Shageluk 3/08 05:09:00 15 3/08 05:19:00 15 0h 10m 11h 4m 4.97 ✔ 55
Anvik 3/08 08:36:00 15 3/08 08:40:00 15 0h 4m 3h 17m 7.61 ✔ 25
Grayling 3/08 11:06:00 15 3/08 19:06:00 15 8h 0m 2h 26m 7.40 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/09 02:49:00 15 3/09 06:44:00 14 3h 55m 7h 43m 8.03 ✔ ✔ 62
Kaltag 3/09 16:07:00 14 3/09 20:04:00 13 3h 57m 9h 23m 6.39 ✔ ✔ 60
Unalakleet 3/10 10:27:00 13 3/10 15:25:00 11 4h 58m 13h 23m 6.35 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/10 22:18:00 11 3/11 02:09:00 11 3h 51m 6h 53m 5.81 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/11 09:38:00 11 3/11 13:37:00 11 3h 59m 7h 29m 6.68 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/11 21:42:00 11 3/12 01:57:00 11 4h 15m 8h 5m 5.94 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/12 09:41:00 11 3/12 17:41:00 9 8h 0m 7h 44m 5.95 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/13 01:45:00 9 3/13 01:46:00 9 0h 1m 8h 4m 6.82 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/13 05:19:02 9 3h 33m 6.20 ✔ ✔ 22