December 16, 2018

Musher Details

2005 Iditarod » Mushers » Doug Swingley

Doug Swingley

Bib Number: 46
Hometown: Lincoln, MT


Biography

Musher and dog breeder, Doug Swingley, 53, was born in Montana. He began mushing in 1989. His brother, Greg, sparked his interest in the Iditarod and he has been hooked ever since. He is a four-time Iditarod champion. He says he continues to run the Iditarod because “I love traveling with my dogs.” Doug is a member of the Montana Mountain Mushers, Mush with P.R.I.D.E. and the ITC. Doug is married to Melanie Shirilla, also a musher. Doug has two adult children, Heidi and Wes. He lists his hobbies as dogs, Melanie and airplanes.


2005 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/05 10:00:00 12 3/05 11:39:00 12 1h 39m
Campbell Airstrip 3/05 12:30:00 12 0h 51m 0.00
Willow 3/06 14:00:00 16 3/06 15:28:00 16 1h 28m 59
Yentna 3/06 18:53:00 16 3/06 21:06:00 16 2h 13m 3h 25m 13.17 45
Skwentna 3/07 00:22:00 16 3/07 00:27:00 16 0h 5m 3h 16m 10.41 34
Finger Lake 3/07 11:06:00 16 3/07 11:07:00 16 0h 1m 10h 39m 4.23 45
Rainy Pass 3/07 14:25:00 16 3/07 20:04:00 16 5h 39m 3h 18m 9.09 30
Rohn 3/08 00:30:00 16 3/08 00:50:00 15 0h 20m 4h 26m 10.83 48
Nikolai 3/08 15:05:00 15 3/08 21:46:00 15 6h 41m 14h 15m 6.53 93
McGrath 3/09 04:07:00 15 3/09 04:12:00 14 0h 5m 6h 21m 7.56 48
Takotna 3/09 06:19:00 14 3/10 07:27:00 13 25h 8m 2h 7m 10.87 ✔ 23
Ophir 3/10 09:30:00 13 3/10 09:35:00 13 0h 5m 2h 3m 18.54 ✔ 38
Iditarod 3/10 23:04:00 13 3/11 07:08:00 13 8h 4m 13h 29m 6.67 ✔ 90
Shageluk 3/11 15:11:00 13 3/11 23:12:00 13 8h 1m 8h 3m 8.07 ✔ ✔ 65
Anvik 3/12 02:40:00 13 3/12 02:46:00 13 0h 6m 3h 28m 7.21 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/12 05:55:00 13 3/12 12:10:00 13 6h 15m 3h 9m 5.71 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/12 19:50:00 13 3/13 01:58:00 13 6h 8m 7h 40m 7.83 ✔ ✔ 60
Kaltag 3/13 08:42:00 13 3/13 14:50:00 12 6h 8m 6h 44m 10.40 ✔ ✔ 70
Unalakleet 3/14 00:59:00 12 3/14 07:09:00 11 6h 10m 10h 9m 8.87 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/14 12:07:00 11 3/14 17:25:00 11 5h 18m 4h 58m 8.05 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/14 22:21:00 11 3/15 02:26:00 11 4h 5m 4h 56m 11.76 ✔ ✔ 58
Elim 3/15 08:14:00 11 3/15 16:47:00 10 8h 33m 5h 48m 8.28 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/15 23:48:00 10 3/16 07:52:00 10 8h 4m 7h 1m 6.56 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/16 14:04:00 10 3/16 14:05:00 10 0h 1m 6h 12m 8.87 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/16 16:59:03 10 2h 54m 7.59 ✔ ✔ 22