December 14, 2018

Musher Details

2006 Iditarod » Mushers » John Barron

John Barron

Bib Number: 9
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.

Sponsors

Grossman Chevy
Blackwood Dog Food, Inc.
Sip Uevdoovn
Northwind Sleds

Craig Taylor Equipment
Dogbootie.com
Bob Sept, DVM


2006 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/04 10:17:00 12
BLM 3/04 11:18:00 12 1h 1m 0.00
Willow 3/05 14:14:00 16 3/05 14:14:00 16 0h 0m 59
Yentna 3/05 17:54:00 16 3/05 17:54:00 16 0h 0m 3h 40m 12.27 45
Skwentna 3/05 22:48:00 16 3/05 22:53:00 16 0h 5m 4h 54m 6.94 34
Finger Lake 3/06 10:38:00 16 3/06 10:42:00 16 0h 4m 11h 45m 3.83 45
Rainy Pass 3/06 14:33:00 16 3/06 20:16:00 16 5h 43m 3h 51m 7.79 30
Rohn 3/07 00:25:00 16 3/07 00:42:00 15 0h 17m 4h 9m 11.57 48
Nikolai 3/07 14:56:00 15 3/07 20:59:00 14 6h 3m 14h 14m 6.53 93
McGrath 3/08 03:11:00 14 3/08 08:47:00 13 5h 36m 6h 12m 7.74 48
Takotna 3/08 10:59:00 13 3/08 11:00:00 12 0h 1m 2h 12m 10.45 23
Ophir 3/08 13:55:00 12 3/09 16:26:00 11 26h 31m 2h 55m 13.03 ✔ 38
Cripple 3/10 02:10:00 11 3/10 08:15:00 11 6h 5m 9h 44m 6.16 ✔ 60
Ruby 3/10 20:20:00 11 3/11 04:20:00 10 8h 0m 12h 5m 9.27 ✔ ✔ 112
Galena 3/11 11:59:00 10 7h 39m 6.80 ✔ ✔ Scratched 52