August 17, 2018

Musher Details

2018 Iditarod » Mushers » Aaron Burmeister

Aaron Burmeister

Bib Number: 64
Hometown: Nome/Nenana, Alaska


Biography

Aaron Burmeister, 42, was born and raised in Nome, Alaska, and is married to Mandy. He graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 1998 and is a certified teacher. However, he is currently a general manager in the construction field. Aaron says, “I have been raising dogs and racing my entire life. (He is the son of Iditarod veteran Richard Burmeister.) Over the last 20 years our kennel and breeding program have been focused on building a winning Iditarod team. “We are very grateful for the many supporters that help get us to the starting line every year as well as the many volunteers who donate their time to put on this great event. Iditarod is the ultimate proving ground for our dogs, gear, and outdoor skills.” Aaron is a member of the IUOE Local 302, the IOFC, AOPA, and ITC. He lists his hobbies and interests as hunting, fishing, boating, flying, and enjoying Alaska with my family. Mandy and Aaron are the parents of Hunter, 9, and Kiana, 5.

Sponsors

Bering Pacific Construction, AK/WA
Northern Air Cargo
QAP
Specialty Supply

Dr. Tim's Momentum, MN
Mt. RidgeBooties, ME
NSEDC


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 16:04:00 16
Yentna 3/04 20:03:00 16 3/04 20:07:00 16 0h 4m 3h 59m 10.54 42
Skwentna 3/05 01:52:00 16 3/05 01:56:00 16 0h 4m 5h 45m 5.22 30
Finger Lake 3/05 06:51:00 16 3/05 10:04:00 16 3h 13m 4h 55m 8.14 40
Rainy Pass 3/05 13:43:00 16 3/05 16:23:00 16 2h 40m 3h 39m 8.22 30
Rohn 3/05 20:32:00 16 3/06 00:18:00 15 3h 46m 4h 9m 8.43 35
Nikolai 3/06 12:46:00 15 3/06 13:27:00 15 0h 41m 12h 28m 6.02 75
McGrath 3/06 21:39:00 15 3/07 21:47:00 15 24h 8m 8h 12m 5.85 ✔ 48
Takotna 3/08 00:18:00 15 3/08 00:20:00 15 0h 2m 2h 31m 7.15 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/08 03:20:00 15 3/08 03:52:00 15 0h 32m 3h 0m 7.67 ✔ 23
Iditarod 3/08 19:49:00 15 3/09 00:04:00 13 4h 15m 15h 57m 5.02 ✔ 80
Shageluk 3/09 08:15:00 13 3/09 16:15:00 13 8h 0m 8h 11m 6.72 ✔ ✔ 55
Anvik 3/09 20:12:00 13 3/09 20:24:00 12 0h 12m 3h 57m 6.33 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/09 23:18:00 12 3/10 04:35:00 12 5h 17m 2h 54m 6.21 ✔ ✔ 18
Kaltag 3/11 03:39:00 12 3/11 09:58:00 11 6h 19m 22h 4m 5.53 ✔ ✔ 122
Unalakleet 3/12 01:57:00 11 3/12 06:05:00 11 4h 8m 15h 59m 5.32 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/12 12:26:00 11 3/12 16:44:00 11 4h 18m 6h 21m 6.30 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/13 02:01:00 11 3/13 08:12:00 11 6h 11m 9h 17m 5.39 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/13 15:22:00 11 3/13 15:40:00 11 0h 18m 7h 10m 6.70 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/14 00:23:00 11 3/14 08:23:00 11 8h 0m 8h 43m 5.28 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/14 16:06:00 11 3/14 16:07:00 11 0h 1m 7h 43m 7.13 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/14 19:29:07 11 3h 22m 6.53 ✔ ✔ 22