December 11, 2018

Musher Details

2008 Iditarod » Mushers » Matt Hayashida

Matt Hayashida

Bib Number: 5
Hometown: Willow, Alaska


Biography

Matt Hayashida, 38, was born in Massachusetts and grew up in Pennsylvania. He has been mushing for 17 years and ran his first Iditarod in 1998. Matt works as General Manager of Alaska Icefield Expeditions. During the summer season, he offers a closer look at mushing, giving tours in Skagway with Gold Rush Tours. He has two daughters, Lily, 5, and Grace, 3. He says he enjoys fishing, reading, history and comedy.

 

Sponsors

Phil Cady, MA
Alaska Icefield Expeditions
Andrew Price, WA
Daily's Web Design
Gold Rush Sled Dog Tours


2008 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/01 10:08:00 12
Willow 3/02 14:06:00 16
Yentna 3/02 17:51:00 16 3/02 17:54:00 16 0h 3m 3h 45m 11.20 42
Skwentna 3/02 20:49:00 16 3/03 02:42:00 16 5h 53m 2h 55m 11.66 34
Finger Lake 3/03 07:26:00 16 15 4h 44m 9.51 45
Rainy Pass 3/03 15:02:00 15 3/03 19:00:00 14 3h 58m 30
Rohn 3/04 00:37:00 14 3/04 07:01:00 14 6h 24m 5h 37m 8.55 48
Nikolai 3/04 17:53:00 14 3/05 00:06:00 13 6h 13m 10h 52m 6.90 75
McGrath 3/05 06:25:00 13 3/06 09:30:00 12 27h 5m 6h 19m 8.55 ✔ 54
Takotna 3/06 11:37:00 12 3/06 11:40:00 12 0h 3m 2h 7m 8.50 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/06 14:15:00 12 3/06 20:05:00 10 5h 50m 2h 35m 9.68 ✔ 25
Cripple 3/07 06:10:00 10 3/07 15:00:00 10 8h 50m 10h 5m 5.85 ✔ 59
Ruby 3/08 05:06:00 10 3/08 11:08:00 10 6h 2m 14h 6m 7.94 ✔ 112
Galena 3/08 17:48:00 10 3/08 23:55:00 10 6h 7m 6h 40m 7.80 ✔ 52
Nulato 3/09 07:10:00 10 3/09 11:24:00 10 4h 14m 6h 15m 8.32 ✔ 52
Kaltag 3/09 16:30:00 10 3/10 00:36:00 9 8h 6m 5h 6m 8.24 ✔ ✔ 42
Unalakleet 3/10 15:10:00 9 3/10 15:20:00 9 0h 10m 14h 34m 6.18 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/10 21:53:00 9 3/11 04:10:00 9 6h 17m 6h 33m 6.41 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk 3/11 11:00:00 9 3/11 16:22:00 9 5h 22m 6h 50m 7.02 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim 3/11 23:02:00 9 3/11 23:43:00 8 0h 41m 6h 40m 7.20 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/12 10:23:00 8 3/12 18:23:00 7 8h 0m 10h 40m 4.31 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/13 01:49:00 7 3/13 01:50:00 7 0h 1m 7h 26m 7.40 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/13 05:07:03 7 3h 17m 6.70 ✔ ✔ 22