Russell BybeeBib Number: 61
Hometown: Willow, Alaska
Russ Bybee, 38, was born in Minnesota. He worked as a welder in construction in Minnesota and spent a summer with Bob Sommers, working as his handler. After that he moved to Alaska with Earl and Natalie Norris.
Since coming to Alaska, he has worked at Underdog Feeds, on an oil rig, and as a welder for the Alaska Railroad. He currently works for APC as a drilling support roustabout.
He started mushing in 1994 and after watching races in Minnesota began to think about someday running the Iditarod.
Russ is married to Jill Veloske. He says his hobbies are hunting and fishing.
|Checkpoint||Time In||Dogs In||Time Out||Dogs Out||Rest Time||Previous||Layover||Status||Distance|
|Enroute Time||Speed (mph)||8hr||24hr|
|Campbel Airstrip (BLM)||3/01 13:20:00||6||1h 8m|
|Galena||3/03 17:49:00||16||3/03 22:10:00||16||4h 21m||5h 51m||8.89||52|
|Nulato||3/04 14:17:00||16||3/04 21:42:00||15||7h 25m||16h 7m||3.23||52|
|Kaltag 1||3/05 06:42:00||15||3/05 20:02:00||15||13h 20m||9h 0m||4.67||42|
|Eagle Island 1||3/07 13:17:00||15||3/08 16:30:00||12||27h 13m||41h 15m||1.70||70|
|Grayling 1||3/08 22:47:00||12||3/09 07:45:00||12||8h 58m||6h 17m||9.55||60|
|Anvik||3/09 14:30:00||12||3/09 20:20:00||12||5h 50m||6h 45m||2.67||18|
|Grayling 2||3/10 00:26:00||12||3/10 09:48:00||11||9h 22m||4h 6m||4.39||18|
|Eagle Island 2||3/10 22:52:00||11||3/11 08:10:00||11||9h 18m||13h 4m||4.59||60|
|Kaltag 2||3/11 21:08:00||11||3/12 06:10:00||11||9h 2m||12h 58m||5.40||70|
|Unalakleet||3/12 08:40:00||11||3/12 08:45:00||11||0h 5m||2h 30m||36.00||90|
|Shaktoolik||3/12 11:23:00||11||3/12 16:20:00||11||4h 57m||2h 38m||15.95||42|
|Koyuk||3/13 01:42:00||11||3/13 14:00:00||11||12h 18m||9h 22m||5.12||48|
|Elim||3/14 04:02:00||11||3/14 12:05:00||11||8h 3m||14h 2m||3.42||48|
|White Mountain||3/15 09:30:00||11||3/15 16:07:00||11||6h 37m||21h 25m||2.15||46|
|Safety||3/15 22:20:00||11||3/16 08:13:00||11||9h 53m||6h 13m||8.85||55|
|Nome||3/16 15:10:00||11||3/16 20:36:00||11||5h 26m||6h 57m||3.17||22|