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Nils Hahn

Bib Number: 12
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.


2004 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/06 10:24:00 12
BLM 3/13 02:15:00 15 3/13 10:15:00 15 8h 0m 159h 51m 0.00 ✔ ✔
Willow 3/13 18:40:00 15 3/14 02:30:00 14 7h 50m 8h 25m 3.68 ✔ ✔ 31
Yentna 3/14 08:24:00 14 3/14 18:00:00 14 9h 36m 5h 54m 2.88 ✔ ✔ 17
Skwentna 3/14 22:12:00 14 3/14 22:28:00 14 0h 16m 4h 12m 8.10 ✔ ✔ 34
Finger Lake 3/15 16:18:00 14 3/16 00:36:00 13 8h 18m 17h 50m 2.52 ✔ ✔ 45
Rainy Pass 3/16 05:34:00 13 3/16 11:00:00 13 5h 26m 4h 58m 6.04 ✔ ✔ 30
Rohn 3/16 17:15:00 13 3/17 00:50:00 13 7h 35m 6h 15m 7.68 ✔ ✔ 48
Nikolai 3/17 06:31:00 13 3/17 12:06:00 13 5h 35m 5h 41m 16.36 ✔ ✔ 93
McGrath 3/17 17:37:00 13 3/18 01:43:00 13 8h 6m 5h 31m 8.70 ✔ ✔ 48
Takotna 3/18 07:47:00 13 3/18 07:49:00 13 0h 2m 6h 4m 3.79 ✔ ✔ 23
Ophir 3/12 09:21:00 3/12 09:43:00 15 0h 22m -143h -28m -0.26 ✔ 38
Cripple 3/11 10:35:00 15 3/11 10:52:00 15 0h 17m -24h -8m -2.49 ✔ 60
Ruby 3/06 11:32:00 -120h -20m -0.93 112
Galena 3/07 10:20:00 16 52
Nulato 3/07 13:56:00 16 3/07 14:01:00 16 0h 5m 3h 36m 14.44 52
Kaltag 3/07 17:06:00 16 3/07 17:16:00 16 0h 10m 3h 5m 13.62 42
Unalakleet 3/08 06:07:00 16 3/08 06:07:00 16 0h 0m 12h 51m 7.00 90
Shaktoolik 3/08 16:30:00 16 3/08 16:32:00 16 0h 2m 10h 23m 3.85 40
Koyuk 3/08 20:45:00 16 3/09 04:08:00 16 7h 23m 4h 13m 13.75 58
Elim 3/09 12:36:00 16 3/09 21:07:00 15 8h 31m 8h 28m 5.67 48
White Mountain 3/10 02:50:00 15 3/10 02:55:00 15 0h 5m 5h 43m 8.05 46
Safety 3/10 05:32:00 15 3/11 08:04:00 15 26h 32m 2h 37m 21.02 ✔ 55
Nome 3/18 10:40:37 170h 36m 0.13 ✔ ✔ 22