December 16, 2018

Musher Details

2008 Iditarod » Mushers » Art Church, Jr

Art Church, Jr

Bib Number: 18
Hometown: Willow, Alaska


Biography

Art Church, Jr., 55, was born and raised in Washington. He moved to Alaska in 1975, he says, “for a change and stayed because I liked it.” He has been self-employed for the last thirty plus years. He began mushing in 1979 and in addition to running the Iditarod, he has served as a race judge on the trail. He lists his hobby as “my wife.”


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 10:37:00 12
Willow 3/02 14:32:00 16
Yentna 3/02 18:46:00 16 3/02 21:01:00 15 2h 15m 4h 14m 9.92 42
Skwentna 3/03 00:41:00 15 3/03 08:25:00 15 7h 44m 3h 40m 9.27 34
Finger Lake 3/03 13:27:00 15 3/03 18:32:00 14 5h 5m 5h 2m 8.94 45
Rainy Pass 3/03 22:43:00 14 3/04 07:28:00 13 8h 45m 4h 11m 7.17 30
Rohn 3/04 14:57:00 13 3/05 07:13:00 13 16h 16m 7h 29m 6.41 48
Nikolai 3/05 16:30:00 13 3/06 04:29:00 12 11h 59m 9h 17m 8.08 75
McGrath 3/06 09:48:00 12 3/07 12:32:00 12 26h 44m 5h 19m 10.16 ✔ 54
Takotna 3/07 14:39:00 12 3/07 18:59:00 12 4h 20m 2h 7m 8.50 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/07 21:28:00 12 3/08 08:00:00 12 10h 32m 2h 29m 10.07 ✔ 25
Cripple 3/08 23:55:00 12 3/09 08:28:00 12 7h 33m 15h 55m 3.71 ✔ 59
Ruby 3/09 17:22:00 12 8h 54m 12.58 ✔ Scratched 112