December 11, 2018

Musher Details

2001 Iditarod » Mushers » John Barron

John Barron

Bib Number: 32
Hometown: Helmville, MT


Biography

John Barron, 57, was born in Texas. He moved to Alaska where he lived for many years before moving to Montana in 2000. He began mushing in 1978 and became interested in the Iditarod when reading an article in the Iditarod Trail Annual. He ran his first Iditarod in 1978 and is one of the mushers who has run more than twenty Iditarods. He and Kathleen are the parents of three adult sons, Laird, Jason and Will. Both Laird and Jason are Iditarod veterans and Will is a sprint musher. John is a member of the IOFC and says his hobbies and interests are horses, dogs and enjoying the outdoors.

Awards

Sportsmanship — Sponsored by Fred Meyer

2001 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/03 11:08:00 10
Willow 3/04 12:02:00 16
Yentna Station 3/04 15:58:00 16 3/04 19:09:00 14 3h 11m 3h 56m 11.44 45
Skwentna 3/04 22:12:00 14 3/04 22:21:00 14 0h 9m 3h 3m 11.15 34
Finger Lake 3/05 09:05:00 14 3/05 09:07:00 14 0h 2m 10h 44m 4.19 45
Rainy Pass 3/05 12:59:00 14 3/05 18:45:00 13 5h 46m 3h 52m 7.76 30
Rohn 3/05 23:31:00 13 3/06 03:46:00 12 4h 15m 4h 46m 10.07 48
Nikolai 3/06 17:59:00 12 3/07 00:39:00 12 6h 40m 14h 13m 6.54 93
McGrath 3/07 07:17:00 12 3/07 07:21:00 11 0h 4m 6h 38m 7.24 48
Takotna 3/07 09:28:00 11 3/08 10:46:00 11 25h 18m 2h 7m 10.87 ✔ 23
Ophir 3/08 13:34:00 11 3/08 13:36:00 11 0h 2m 2h 48m 13.57 ✔ 38
Iditarod 3/09 15:10:00 11 3/10 02:30:00 11 11h 20m 25h 34m 3.52 ✔ 90
Shageluk 3/10 15:37:00 11 3/11 00:22:00 10 8h 45m 13h 7m 4.96 ✔ ✔ 65
Anvik 3/11 04:13:00 10 3/11 09:51:00 10 5h 38m 3h 51m -16.88 ✔ ✔ -65
Grayling 3/11 13:00:00 10 3/12 08:30:00 10 19h 30m 3h 9m 34.29 ✔ ✔ 108
Eagle Island 3/12 17:10:00 10 3/13 01:19:00 10 8h 9m 8h 40m 6.92 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 3/13 10:01:00 10 3/13 19:40:00 10 9h 39m 8h 42m 8.05 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/14 09:50:00 10 3/14 17:58:00 9 8h 8m 14h 10m 6.35 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/15 00:56:00 9 3/15 07:00:00 9 6h 4m 6h 58m 5.74 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/15 13:08:00 9 3/15 19:00:00 9 5h 52m 6h 8m 9.46 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/16 03:06:00 9 3/16 08:42:00 9 5h 36m 8h 6m 5.93 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/16 14:43:00 9 3/16 23:00:00 9 8h 17m 6h 1m 7.65 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/17 07:07:00 9 3/17 07:08:00 9 0h 1m 8h 7m 6.78 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/17 09:45:45 9 2h 37m 8.41 ✔ ✔ 22