December 14, 2018

Musher Details

2008 Iditarod » Mushers » Benoit Gerard

Benoit Gerard

Bib Number: 91
Hometown: Amiens, FRANCE


Biography

Benoit Gerard, 34, is from Amiens, France. He first became interested in running the Iditarod when he read Gary Paulsen's book, Winterdance. He currently lives in Kotzebue, Alaska, and trains with John Baker. Gerard began mushing in 2002 and his racing experience includes the Seeley Lake Race in Montana and Norway's races, the Femundsløpet in 2006 and 2007 and the Finnmarksløpet in 2006. He says his interests include reading, jogging and mountain biking.

Sponsors

John & Iva Baker/Team Baker


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 13:18:00 12
Willow 3/02 16:58:00 16
Yentna 3/02 21:17:00 16 3/02 21:20:00 16 0h 3m 4h 19m 9.73 42
Skwentna 3/03 00:53:00 16 3/03 06:46:00 15 5h 53m 3h 33m 9.58 34
Finger Lake 3/03 12:17:00 15 3/03 12:28:00 15 0h 11m 5h 31m 8.16 45
Rainy Pass 3/03 22:40:00 15 3/03 22:42:00 15 0h 2m 10h 12m 2.94 30
Rohn 3/04 03:52:00 15 3/04 09:56:00 15 6h 4m 5h 10m 9.29 48
Nikolai 3/04 20:10:00 15 3/05 04:07:00 14 7h 57m 10h 14m 7.33 75
McGrath 3/05 11:27:00 14 3/05 11:32:00 14 0h 5m 7h 20m 7.36 54
Takotna 3/05 14:26:00 14 3/06 16:00:00 13 25h 34m 2h 54m 6.21 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/06 18:51:00 13 3/06 19:06:00 13 0h 15m 2h 51m 8.77 ✔ 25
Cripple 3/07 10:31:00 13 3/07 17:51:00 12 7h 20m 15h 25m 3.83 ✔ 59
Ruby 3/08 10:56:00 12 3/08 19:49:00 11 8h 53m 17h 5m 6.56 ✔ ✔ 112
Galena 3/09 04:20:00 3/09 14:22:00 9 10h 2m 7h 31m 6.92 ✔ ✔ 52
Nulato 3/09 21:57:00 9 3/10 07:58:00 9 10h 1m 7h 35m 6.86 ✔ ✔ 52
Kaltag 3/10 13:06:00 9 3/10 18:31:00 9 5h 25m 5h 8m 8.18 ✔ ✔ 42
Unalakleet 3/11 12:09:00 9 3/11 20:05:00 9 7h 56m 17h 38m 5.10 ✔ ✔ 90
Shaktoolik 3/12 02:42:00 9 3/12 09:44:00 9 7h 2m 6h 37m 6.35 ✔ ✔ 42
Koyuk 3/12 16:01:00 9 3/12 23:14:00 9 7h 13m 6h 17m 7.64 ✔ ✔ 48
Elim 3/13 05:47:00 9 3/13 11:15:00 9 5h 28m 6h 33m 7.33 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/13 17:30:00 9 3/14 01:30:00 9 8h 0m 6h 15m 7.36 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/14 08:36:00 9 3/14 08:38:00 9 0h 2m 7h 6m 7.75 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/14 11:51:52 9 3h 13m 6.84 ✔ ✔ 22