December 16, 2018

Musher Details

2004 Iditarod » Mushers » John Barron

John Barron

Bib Number: 78
Hometown: Helmville, MT


Biography

John Barron, 57, was born in Texas. He moved to Alaska where he lived for many years before moving to Montana in 2000. He began mushing in 1978 and became interested in the Iditarod when reading an article in the Iditarod Trail Annual. He ran his first Iditarod in 1978 and is one of the mushers who has run more than twenty Iditarods. He and Kathleen are the parents of three adult sons, Laird, Jason and Will. Both Laird and Jason are Iditarod veterans and Will is a sprint musher. John is a member of the IOFC and says his hobbies and interests are horses, dogs and enjoying the outdoors.


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 12:49:00 12
BLM 3/12 21:22:00 15 3/13 05:22:00 14 8h 0m 152h 33m 0.00 ✔ ✔
Willow 3/13 11:52:00 14 3/13 17:44:00 13 5h 52m 6h 30m 4.77 ✔ ✔ 31
Yentna 3/14 00:14:00 13 3/14 05:49:00 13 5h 35m 6h 30m 2.62 ✔ ✔ 17
Skwentna 3/14 10:06:00 13 3/14 18:35:00 12 8h 29m 4h 17m 7.94 ✔ ✔ 34
Finger Lake 3/15 09:50:00 12 3/15 16:25:00 11 6h 35m 15h 15m 2.95 ✔ ✔ 45
Rainy Pass 3/15 21:56:00 11 3/16 03:20:00 11 5h 24m 5h 31m 5.44 ✔ ✔ 30
Rohn 3/16 11:06:00 11 3/16 17:07:00 11 6h 1m 7h 46m 6.18 ✔ ✔ 48
Nikolai 3/17 00:04:00 11 3/17 04:21:00 11 4h 17m 6h 57m 13.38 ✔ ✔ 93
McGrath 3/17 10:52:00 11 3/17 18:54:00 11 8h 2m 6h 31m 7.37 ✔ ✔ 48
Takotna 3/18 03:13:00 11 3/18 03:14:00 11 0h 1m 8h 19m 2.77 ✔ ✔ 23
Ophir 3/12 02:38:00 3/12 09:30:00 15 6h 52m -145h -36m -0.26 ✔ 38
Cripple 3/10 14:58:00 3/11 15:21:00 16 24h 23m -43h -32m -1.38 ✔ 60
Ruby 3/06 13:47:00 -122h -34m -0.91 112
Galena 3/07 12:32:00 16 52
Nulato 3/07 16:07:00 16 3/07 19:44:00 16 3h 37m 3h 35m 14.51 52
Kaltag 3/07 22:50:00 16 16 3h 6m 13.55 42
Unalakleet 3/08 10:15:00 16 3/08 10:17:00 16 0h 2m 90
Shaktoolik 3/08 13:32:00 16 3/08 18:38:00 16 5h 6m 3h 15m 12.31 40
Koyuk 3/08 22:55:00 16 3/08 23:04:00 16 0h 9m 4h 17m 13.54 58
Elim 3/09 13:51:00 16 3/09 20:05:00 16 6h 14m 14h 47m 3.25 48
White Mountain 3/10 02:05:00 16 16 6h 0m 7.67 46
Safety 3/10 11:51:00 16 3/10 11:54:00 16 0h 3m 55
Nome 3/18 06:56:50 187h 2m 0.12 ✔ ✔ 22