August 18, 2018

Musher Details

2018 Iditarod » Mushers » Tom Knolmayer

Tom Knolmayer

Bib Number: 43
Hometown: Wasilla, Alaska
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Biography

Thomas Knolmayer, 50, was born and raised in Ohio. He graduated from the Air Force Academy and received his medical degree from Uniformed Services University in 1994. He joined the Air Force where he served as a military surgeon for 28 years, which included four combat tours to the Middle East. He has lived in Alaska since 2001 and has since retired from the Air Force. He works currently as a trauma surgeon at Providence Hospital in Anchorage. He says he’s had dogs all his life and enjoyed running, biking and skijoring for years.” He started his kennel with a group of yearlings from Kelly Maixner and Martin Buser and will take those dogs on the trail in 2018. Tom and his wife, Tina, are the parents of two children, Zane, 12 and Madeline, 10. Thomas is a member of the American College of Surgeons and says he enjoys fishing and camping.


2018 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Willow 3/04 15:22:00 16
Yentna 3/04 19:12:00 16 3/04 19:17:00 16 0h 5m 3h 50m 10.96 42
Skwentna 3/05 02:05:00 16 3/05 02:14:00 16 0h 9m 6h 48m 4.41 30
Finger Lake 3/05 11:23:00 16 3/05 11:26:00 16 0h 3m 9h 9m 4.37 40
Rainy Pass 3/05 15:35:00 16 3/05 20:20:00 16 4h 45m 4h 9m 7.23 30
Rohn 3/06 00:26:00 16 3/06 06:35:00 15 6h 9m 4h 6m 8.54 35
Nikolai 3/06 14:12:00 15 3/06 19:27:00 15 5h 15m 7h 37m 9.85 75
McGrath 3/07 02:25:00 15 3/07 06:32:00 15 4h 7m 6h 58m 6.89 48
Takotna 3/07 09:00:00 15 3/07 09:04:00 15 0h 4m 2h 28m 7.30 18
Ophir 3/07 12:52:00 15 3/08 13:43:00 13 24h 51m 3h 48m 6.05 ✔ 23
Iditarod 3/09 04:42:00 13 3/09 10:01:00 13 5h 19m 14h 59m 5.34 ✔ 80
Shageluk 3/09 21:31:00 13 3/10 01:46:00 13 4h 15m 11h 30m 4.78 ✔ 55
Anvik 3/10 05:25:00 13 3/10 05:36:00 13 0h 11m 3h 39m 6.85 ✔ 25
Grayling 3/10 08:40:00 13 3/10 16:41:00 13 8h 1m 3h 4m 5.87 ✔ ✔ 18
Kaltag 3/11 15:56:00 13 3/12 04:18:00 12 12h 22m 22h 15m 5.48 ✔ ✔ 122
Unalakleet 3/12 21:28:00 12 3/13 02:41:00 12 5h 13m 17h 10m 4.95 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/13 09:29:00 12 3/13 18:14:00 12 8h 45m 6h 48m 5.88 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/14 03:14:00 12 3/14 11:30:00 12 8h 16m 9h 0m 5.56 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/14 18:28:00 12 3/15 01:01:00 11 6h 33m 6h 58m 6.89 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/15 07:52:00 11 3/15 17:48:00 10 9h 56m 6h 51m 6.72 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/16 00:20:00 10 3/16 00:21:00 10 0h 1m 6h 32m 8.42 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/16 03:20:30 10 2h 59m 7.37 ✔ ✔ 22