August 20, 2017

Musher Details

2017 Iditarod » Mushers » Justin Stielstra

Justin Stielstra

Bib Number: 49
Hometown: Seward, Alaska


Biography

Justin Stielstra, 22, was born in Texas and raised in Michigan. He studied Outdoor Recreation and Management at Northern Michigan University. He started mushing in 2014 by helping his uncle, Iditarod veteran Ed Stielstra, train the race team and he loved it. Three years ago he came to Alaska to run dogs at Turning Heads Kennel and never left. He hopes to start his own kennel in a few years. He lists his hobbies as hunting, fishing and snowboarding.

Sponsors

Nature's Kennel, MI
Ed/Tasha Stielstra, MI
Stielstra Family & Friends, MI


2017 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Fairbanks 3/06 12:34:00 16
Nenana 3/06 18:31:00 16 3/07 01:08:00 16 6h 37m 5h 57m 10.08 60
Manley 3/07 15:03:00 16 3/08 02:06:00 15 11h 3m 13h 55m 6.47 90
Tanana 3/08 10:22:00 15 3/08 22:06:00 15 11h 44m 8h 16m 7.98 ✔ 66
Ruby 3/09 23:02:00 15 3/10 06:16:00 14 7h 14m 24h 56m 4.77 ✔ 119
Galena 3/10 12:21:00 14 3/11 13:09:00 13 24h 48m 6h 5m 8.22 ✔ ✔ 50
Huslia 3/12 03:17:00 13 3/12 09:34:00 13 6h 17m 13h 8m 6.24 ✔ ✔ 82
Koyukuk 3/13 00:49:00 13 3/13 08:05:00 13 7h 16m 15h 15m 5.64 ✔ ✔ 86
Nulato 3/13 10:14:00 13 3/13 10:16:00 13 0h 2m 2h 9m 10.23 ✔ ✔ 22
Kaltag 3/13 14:34:00 13 3/13 22:37:00 11 8h 3m 4h 18m 10.93 ✔ ✔ 47
Unalakleet 3/14 13:37:00 11 3/14 20:19:00 11 6h 42m 15h 0m 5.67 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/15 01:42:00 11 3/15 10:06:00 11 8h 24m 5h 23m 7.43 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/15 16:00:00 11 3/15 23:58:00 11 7h 58m 5h 54m 8.47 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/16 05:42:00 11 3/16 13:27:00 11 7h 45m 5h 44m 8.37 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/16 19:14:00 11 3/17 03:14:00 11 8h 0m 5h 47m 7.95 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/17 10:14:00 11 3/17 10:17:00 11 0h 3m 7h 0m 7.86 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/17 13:44:36 11 3h 27m 6.38 ✔ ✔ 22