August 15, 2018

Musher Details

2014 Iditarod » Mushers » Richie Diehl

Richie Diehl

Bib Number: 11
Hometown: Aniak, Alaska


Biography

Richie Diehl, 33, was born and raised in Aniak, Alaska. He graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Technology. He’s been working as a carpenter in Aniak the last nine years. He says he began mushing “as a kid” and has been racing competitively in Alaska since 2010, having completed the Kusko 300 several times as well as the Paul Johnson Memorial 450 in its inaugural year, 2012, and the Iditarod six times, his best finish being sixth in 2018. He lists his hobbies as hunting, flying, fishing and boating.

Sponsors

The Kuskokwim Corp
K9 Comfort
AC Co
Aniak Light & Power
Calista

Yukon Equipment
Erich Kuball
The Hound House Restaurant
Ace Air Cargo
Dr. Bob Sept

Awards

Most Improved Musher — Sponsored by Horizon Lines

2014 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 10:19:00 12
Willow 3/02 14:18:00 16
Yentna Station 3/02 18:02:00 16 3/02 18:10:00 16 0h 8m 3h 44m 11.25 42
Skwentna 3/03 00:34:00 16 3/03 00:41:00 16 0h 7m 6h 24m 4.69 30
Finger Lake 3/03 05:18:00 16 3/03 10:12:00 16 4h 54m 4h 37m 8.66 40
Rainy Pass 3/03 13:31:00 16 3/03 13:45:00 15 0h 14m 3h 19m 9.05 30
Rohn 3/03 21:53:00 15 3/03 22:20:00 15 0h 27m 8h 8m 4.30 35
Nikolai 3/04 13:14:00 15 3/04 17:43:00 15 4h 29m 14h 54m 5.03 75
McGrath 3/04 23:53:00 15 3/04 23:56:00 14 0h 3m 6h 10m 7.78 48
Takotna 3/05 02:31:00 14 3/06 04:29:00 14 25h 58m 2h 35m 6.97 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/06 06:47:00 14 3/06 06:57:00 14 0h 10m 2h 18m 10.00 ✔ 23
Cripple 3/06 19:45:00 14 3/07 01:03:00 13 5h 18m 12h 48m 5.70 ✔ 73
Ruby 3/07 09:58:00 13 3/07 17:58:00 13 8h 0m 8h 55m 7.85 ✔ ✔ 70
Galena 3/07 23:33:00 13 3/08 03:31:00 13 3h 58m 5h 35m 8.96 ✔ ✔ 50
Nulato 3/08 09:08:00 13 3/08 12:55:00 13 3h 47m 5h 37m 6.59 ✔ ✔ 37
Kaltag 3/08 16:55:00 13 3/08 23:15:00 13 6h 20m 4h 0m 11.75 ✔ ✔ 47
Unalakleet 3/09 09:46:00 13 3/09 15:37:00 13 5h 51m 9h 31m 8.93 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/09 21:20:00 13 3/10 01:38:00 12 4h 18m 5h 43m 7.00 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/10 08:26:00 12 3/10 13:39:00 12 5h 13m 6h 48m 7.35 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/10 19:03:00 12 3/11 09:09:00 11 14h 6m 5h 24m 8.89 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/11 14:56:00 11 3/11 22:56:00 11 8h 0m 5h 47m 7.95 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/12 04:56:00 11 3/12 04:59:00 10 0h 3m 6h 0m 9.17 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/12 07:35:40 10 2h 36m 8.46 ✔ ✔ 22