December 18, 2018

Musher Details

2002 Iditarod » Mushers » Jerry Riley

Jerry Riley

Bib Number: 5
Hometown: Nenana, Alaska


Biography

Gerald Riley, 69, was born in Alaska. He is one of the few Native Alaskans still competing in the Iditarod.
Jerry began mushing in 1952 and began running the in the second race in 1974. He was the fourth winner of the Iditarod, taking home the first place trophy in 1976.

He has worked as a boat captain and a carpenter. He retired four years ago and now concentrates on his dog mushing. Jerry is married to Marge. They have one adult son, Gerald Riley, II.


2002 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/02 10:08:00 12
Eagle River 3/02 13:04:00 12 2h 56m 0.00
Wasilla 3/03 10:08:00 15 29
Knik 3/03 11:14:00 15 3/03 11:15:00 15 0h 1m 1h 6m 12.73 14
Yentna Station 3/03 17:45:00 15 3/03 19:23:00 15 1h 38m 6h 30m 8.00 52
Skwentna 3/03 22:09:00 15 3/04 03:00:00 14 4h 51m 2h 46m 12.29 34
Finger Lake 3/04 08:22:00 3/04 08:30:00 14 0h 8m 5h 22m 8.39 45
Rainy Pass 3/04 11:56:00 14 3/04 17:52:00 14 5h 56m 3h 26m 8.74 30
Rohn 3/04 21:44:00 14 3/04 22:00:00 14 0h 16m 3h 52m 12.41 48
Nikolai 3/05 12:20:00 14 3/05 18:54:00 11 6h 34m 14h 20m 6.49 93
McGrath 3/06 00:22:00 11 3/06 00:24:00 11 0h 2m 5h 28m 8.78 48
Takotna 3/06 02:50:00 11 3/06 03:17:00 11 0h 27m 2h 26m 9.45 23
Ophir 3/06 09:50:00 11 3/06 10:15:00 8 0h 25m 6h 33m 5.80 38
Cripple 3/07 00:51:00 8 3/08 03:03:00 8 26h 12m 14h 36m 4.11 ✔ 60
Ruby 3/08 12:25:00 8 3/08 20:25:00 7 8h 0m 9h 22m 11.96 ✔ ✔ 112
Galena 3/09 03:27:00 7 3/09 09:00:00 6 5h 33m 7h 2m 7.39 ✔ ✔ 52
Nulato 3/09 15:00:00 6 3/09 20:43:00 6 5h 43m 6h 0m 8.67 ✔ ✔ 52
Kaltag 3/10 01:23:00 6 3/10 01:41:00 6 0h 18m 4h 40m 9.00 ✔ ✔ 42
Unalakleet 3/10 15:28:00 6 3/10 21:00:00 6 5h 32m 13h 47m 6.53 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/11 04:00:00 6 3/11 09:38:00 6 5h 38m 7h 0m 5.71 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/11 17:09:00 6 3/12 00:01:00 6 6h 52m 7h 31m 7.72 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/12 05:45:00 6 3/12 07:54:00 6 2h 9m 5h 44m 8.37 ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/12 14:40:00 6 3/12 22:40:00 5 8h 0m 6h 46m 6.80 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/13 04:52:00 5 3/13 04:55:00 5 0h 3m 6h 12m 8.87 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/13 08:11:31 5 3h 16m 6.73 ✔ ✔ 22