May 26, 2018

Musher Details

2015 Iditarod » Mushers » Benjamin Harper

Benjamin Harper

Bib Number: 37
Hometown: Wasilla, Alaska


Biography

Ben Harper, 18, was born in Texas, raised in Washington, and moved with his family to Alaska in 2011. He has just graduated from high school in Wasilla. “I met Ray Redington, Jr. when I first got here and immediately began mushing with him.” Ben has completed the Jr. Iditarod three times. He has also completed the Knik 200, the Copper Basin 300, the Denali Doubles, and the Tustumena 100. “I enjoy hunting and fishing and being outside. I’ve worked giving dog sled tours the last three summers.”

Sponsors

Louie Ambrose
Johnson River Enterprises, LLC


2015 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 11:17:00 12
Fairbanks 3/09 11:10:00 16
Nenana 3/09 16:59:00 16 3/09 21:38:00 14 4h 39m 5h 49m 10.32 60
Manley Hot Springs 3/10 09:47:00 14 3/10 15:36:00 13 5h 49m 12h 9m 7.41 90
Tanana 3/11 02:00:00 13 3/11 10:25:00 13 8h 25m 10h 24m 6.35 ✔ 66
Ruby 3/12 07:20:00 13 3/12 13:57:00 12 6h 37m 20h 55m 5.69 ✔ 119
Galena 3/12 20:50:00 12 3/13 22:21:00 11 25h 31m 6h 53m 7.26 ✔ ✔ 50
Huslia 3/14 13:35:00 11 3/15 05:39:00 11 16h 4m 15h 14m 5.38 ✔ ✔ 82
Koyukuk 3/15 18:24:00 11 3/15 21:43:00 11 3h 19m 12h 45m 6.75 ✔ ✔ 86
Nulato 3/16 00:09:00 11 3/16 01:38:00 10 1h 29m 2h 26m 9.04 ✔ ✔ 22
Kaltag 3/16 06:29:00 10 3/16 15:35:00 10 9h 6m 4h 51m 9.69 ✔ ✔ 47
Unalakleet 3/17 07:58:00 10 3/17 11:52:00 10 3h 54m 16h 23m 5.19 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/17 18:02:00 10 3/18 19:45:00 10 25h 43m 6h 10m 6.49 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/19 04:00:00 10 3/19 11:45:00 10 7h 45m 8h 15m 6.06 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/19 18:10:00 10 3/20 04:00:00 10 9h 50m 6h 25m 7.48 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/20 10:14:00 10 3/20 18:14:00 10 8h 0m 6h 14m 7.38 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/21 00:01:00 10 3/21 00:01:00 10 0h 0m 5h 47m 9.51 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/21 02:28:15 10 2h 27m 8.98 ✔ ✔ 22