July 16, 2018

Musher Details

2017 Iditarod » Mushers » Richie Diehl

Richie Diehl

Bib Number: 21
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.
Alaska Commercial Company
Grant/Debbie Fairbanks
Ken Acton
Erich Kuball

YK Diabetes Prevention
Ace Air Cargo
Ryan Air
The Hound House Restaurant
Aniak Light and Power


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 11:38:00 16
Nenana 3/06 17:12:00 16 3/06 20:20:00 16 3h 8m 5h 34m 10.78 60
Manley 3/07 09:26:00 16 3/07 09:44:00 14 0h 18m 13h 6m 6.87 90
Tanana 3/07 22:20:00 14 3/08 03:27:00 13 5h 7m 12h 36m 5.24 66
Ruby 3/08 23:31:00 13 3/10 01:15:00 13 25h 44m 20h 4m 5.93 ✔ 119
Galena 3/10 06:44:00 13 3/10 10:44:00 13 4h 0m 5h 29m 9.12 ✔ 50
Huslia 3/10 23:45:00 13 3/11 03:52:00 13 4h 7m 13h 1m 6.30 ✔ 82
Koyukuk 3/11 19:14:00 13 3/12 04:16:00 12 8h 2m 15h 22m 5.60 ✔ ✔ 86
Nulato 3/12 06:35:00 12 3/12 06:38:00 12 0h 3m 2h 19m 9.50 ✔ ✔ 22
Kaltag 3/12 10:44:00 12 3/12 14:47:00 12 4h 3m 4h 6m 11.46 ✔ ✔ 47
Unalakleet 3/13 04:35:00 12 3/13 08:28:00 12 3h 53m 13h 48m 6.16 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/13 14:00:00 12 3/13 17:56:00 11 3h 56m 5h 32m 7.23 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/14 00:25:00 11 3/14 04:34:00 11 4h 9m 6h 29m 7.71 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/14 10:55:00 11 3/14 10:57:00 11 0h 2m 6h 21m 7.56 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/15 02:54:00 11 3/15 10:56:00 11 8h 2m 15h 57m 2.88 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/15 17:40:00 11 3/15 17:41:00 11 0h 1m 6h 44m 8.17 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/15 20:33:22 11 2h 52m 7.67 ✔ ✔ 22