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Nils Hahn

Bib Number: 42
Hometown: Nome, Alaska, US


Biography

Nils Hahn, 48, was born and raised in Germany. He moved to Alaska 25 years ago to run sled dogs and the Iditarod. He has run and finished the Iditarod in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2004. The family lives seven miles outside of the city of Nome, with their kennel of sled dogs, a wiener dog and one horse. Almost all dogs Nils runs are of Joe Garnie bloodlines.

Nils lives in Nome, Alaska, with his wife Diana Haecker and their daughter Lizzy Hahn. Nils and Diana are publishers of Alaska’s oldest newspaper, The Nome Nugget and also Mushing Magazine.

In addition to the Iditarod, Nils has run many sled dog races in Alaska, including the Kobuk 440, Kuskokwim 300, Portside 150 (Kotzebue to Kivalina), Nome-Council 200, Fur Rondy, Arctic Circle Championships, Exxon Mobile, Shishmaref Cannonball Herbie Nayokpuk Spring Carnival races.


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