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Nils Hahn

Bib Number: 12
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.


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