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Nils Hahn

Bib Number: 42
Hometown: Nome, Alaska, US


Biography

Nils Hahn was born in Germany on 3-28-71. 25 years ago, he came to Alaska to run sled dogs and the Iditarod. Today together with his wife Diana he is the Owner/Publisher of the historic Nome Nugget Newspaper as well as Mushing Magazine in Nome, Alaska.

Nils has run the Iditarod four times since 2000. His highest finish was 22nd in 2001. He has also participated in the Kobuk 440, the Kusko 300, and the Nome to Council 200 winning in 2000 and 2003 and finishing second in 2002. has has also run in the Fur Rondy, and Arctic Circle Championships and the Portside 200.

Nils is married to Diana Haecker, who happens to be the Editor of the Nome Nugget. Together they have a 15-year-old daughter, named Lizzy.

Nils is a member of the Nome Kennel Club. His hobbies are dogs, wilderness, running, skiing, climbing, and reading.


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 11:30:00 12
Eagle River 3/02 14:41:00 12 3h 11m 0.00
Wasilla 3/03 11:30:00 16 29
Knik 3/03 12:50:00 16 3/03 12:51:00 16 0h 1m 1h 20m 10.50 14
Yentna Station 3/03 20:41:00 16 3/03 20:46:00 16 0h 5m 7h 50m 6.64 52
Skwentna 3/04 00:01:00 16 3/04 06:50:00 16 6h 49m 3h 15m 10.46 34
Finger Lake 3/04 11:47:00 16 3/04 15:57:00 15 4h 10m 4h 57m 9.09 45
Rainy Pass 3/04 20:35:00 15 3/05 01:55:00 14 5h 20m 4h 38m 6.47 30
Rohn 3/05 05:55:00 14 3/05 11:30:00 14 5h 35m 4h 0m 12.00 48
Nikolai 3/06 03:30:00 14 3/06 03:42:00 14 0h 12m 16h 0m 5.81 93
McGrath 3/06 15:25:00 14 3/07 16:17:00 13 24h 52m 11h 43m 4.10 ✔ 48
Takotna 3/07 18:26:00 13 3/07 18:39:00 12 0h 13m 2h 9m 10.70 ✔ 23
Ophir 3/07 21:30:00 12 3/08 03:45:00 12 6h 15m 2h 51m 13.33 ✔ 38
Cripple 3/08 21:02:00 12 3/08 21:17:00 12 0h 15m 17h 17m 3.47 ✔ 60
Ruby 3/09 13:10:00 12 3/09 21:15:00 11 8h 5m 15h 53m 7.05 ✔ ✔ 112
Galena 3/10 03:39:00 11 3/10 11:50:00 11 8h 11m 6h 24m 8.13 ✔ ✔ 52
Nulato 3/10 18:03:00 11 3/11 06:07:00 11 12h 4m 6h 13m 8.36 ✔ ✔ 52
Kaltag 3/11 10:04:00 11 3/11 17:15:00 11 7h 11m 3h 57m 10.63 ✔ ✔ 42
Unalakleet 3/12 09:56:00 11 3/12 10:03:00 11 0h 7m 16h 41m 5.39 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/12 20:40:00 11 3/13 03:38:00 10 6h 58m 10h 37m 3.77 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/13 09:16:00 10 3/13 15:40:00 10 6h 24m 5h 38m 10.30 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/13 20:47:00 10 3/14 03:02:00 10 6h 15m 5h 7m 9.38 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/14 08:15:00 10 3/14 16:25:00 10 8h 10m 5h 13m 8.82 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/14 22:17:00 10 3/14 22:18:00 10 0h 1m 5h 52m 9.38 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/15 00:53:49 10 2h 35m 8.52 ✔ ✔ 22