December 9, 2018

Musher Details

2016 Iditarod » Mushers » James Volek

James Volek

Bib Number: 15
Hometown: Big Lake, Alaska


Biography

James Volek, 28, was born in Michigan where he received his BA in Criminal Justice from Northern Michigan University. He moved to Southeast Alaska in 2012 to work on glaciers, saying he came to Alaska to “seek adventure.” He now works for Happy Trails Kennel as a Musher/Tour Guide.

Sponsors

Happy Trails Kennel
Eagle Pack Natural Petfood/WellPet
Gold Rush Dog Tours
Alaska Icefield Expeditions
MPAK, Inc, Texas


2016 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Anchorage 3/05 10:28:00 16 3/05 10:28:00 16 0h 0m
Willow 3/06 14:26:00 16
Yentna 3/06 18:22:00 16 3/06 18:24:00 16 0h 2m 3h 56m 10.68 42
Skwentna 3/07 01:27:00 16 3/07 01:33:00 16 0h 6m 7h 3m 4.26 30
Finger Lake 3/07 10:22:00 16 3/07 10:31:00 16 0h 9m 8h 49m 4.54 40
Rainy Pass 3/07 14:44:00 16 3/07 21:23:00 16 6h 39m 4h 13m 7.11 30
Rohn 3/08 02:47:00 16 3/08 09:23:00 15 6h 36m 5h 24m 6.48 35
Nikolai 3/08 23:30:00 15 3/09 06:29:00 15 6h 59m 14h 7m 5.31 75
McGrath 3/09 12:30:00 15 3/09 12:50:00 14 0h 20m 6h 1m 7.98 48
Takotna 3/09 15:32:00 14 3/10 17:55:00 14 26h 23m 2h 42m 6.67 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/10 20:39:00 14 3/10 20:52:00 13 0h 13m 2h 44m 8.41 ✔ 23
Cripple 3/11 13:46:00 13 3/11 21:36:00 12 7h 50m 16h 54m 4.32 ✔ 73
Ruby 3/12 11:53:00 12 3/12 20:04:00 12 8h 11m 14h 17m 4.90 ✔ ✔ 70
Galena 3/13 01:52:00 12 3/13 10:18:00 12 7h 26m 5h 48m 8.62 ✔ ✔ 50
Nulato 3/13 17:22:00 12 3/14 00:09:00 11 6h 47m 7h 4m 5.24 ✔ ✔ 37
Kaltag 3/14 04:35:00 11 3/14 09:55:00 11 5h 20m 4h 26m 10.60 ✔ ✔ 47
Unalakleet 3/15 00:11:00 11 3/15 06:55:00 10 6h 44m 14h 16m 5.96 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/15 12:44:00 10 3/15 17:50:00 10 5h 6m 5h 49m 6.88 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/16 00:25:00 10 3/16 07:07:00 10 6h 42m 6h 35m 7.59 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/16 13:16:00 10 3/16 17:57:00 10 4h 41m 6h 9m 7.80 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/17 00:12:00 10 3/17 08:12:00 9 8h 0m 6h 15m 7.36 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/17 15:46:00 9 3/17 15:47:00 9 0h 1m 7h 34m 7.27 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/17 18:54:10 9 3h 7m 7.06 ✔ ✔ 22