October 16, 2018

Musher Details

2015 Iditarod » Mushers » Richie Diehl

Richie Diehl

Bib Number: 42
Hometown: Aniak, Alaska


Biography

Richie Diehl, 33, was born and raised in Aniak, Alaska. He graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Technology. He’s been working as a carpenter in Aniak the last nine years. He says he began mushing “as a kid” and has been racing competitively in Alaska since 2010, having completed the Kusko 300 several times as well as the Paul Johnson Memorial 450 in its inaugural year, 2012, and the Iditarod six times, his best finish being sixth in 2018. He lists his hobbies as hunting, flying, fishing and boating.

Sponsors

The Kuskokwim Corporation
Ace Air Cargo
The Hound House Restaurant
Erich Kuball

Ken Acton
Dr. Bob Sept
Alaska Commercial Company
Aniak Light and Power


2015 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/07 11:29:00 12
Fairbanks 3/09 11:20:00 16
Nenana 3/09 17:03:00 16 3/09 20:38:00 16 3h 35m 5h 43m 10.50 60
Manley Hot Springs 3/10 09:50:00 16 3/10 10:15:00 16 0h 25m 13h 12m 6.82 90
Tanana 3/10 21:51:00 16 3/11 04:15:00 13 6h 24m 11h 36m 5.69 66
Ruby 3/12 02:55:00 13 3/12 07:07:00 12 4h 12m 22h 40m 5.25 119
Galena 3/12 13:51:00 12 3/13 15:05:00 12 25h 14m 6h 44m 7.43 ✔ 50
Huslia 3/14 05:35:00 12 3/14 13:40:00 11 8h 5m 14h 30m 5.66 ✔ ✔ 82
Koyukuk 3/15 04:18:00 11 3/15 10:19:00 11 6h 1m 14h 38m 5.88 ✔ ✔ 86
Nulato 3/15 12:40:00 11 3/15 12:41:00 11 0h 1m 2h 21m 9.36 ✔ ✔ 22
Kaltag 3/15 17:23:00 11 3/15 22:45:00 11 5h 22m 4h 42m 10.00 ✔ ✔ 47
Unalakleet 3/16 14:43:00 11 3/16 19:53:00 11 5h 10m 15h 58m 5.32 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/17 02:30:00 11 3/17 06:52:00 11 4h 22m 6h 37m 6.05 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/17 14:07:00 11 3/17 20:04:00 11 5h 57m 7h 15m 6.90 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/18 03:01:00 11 3/18 07:01:00 11 4h 0m 6h 57m 6.91 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/18 14:41:00 11 3/18 22:42:00 10 8h 1m 7h 40m 6.00 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/19 06:23:00 10 3/19 06:25:00 10 0h 2m 7h 41m 7.16 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/19 09:26:59 10 3h 1m 7.29 ✔ ✔ 22