October 17, 2018

Musher Details

2018 Iditarod » Mushers » Richie Diehl

Richie Diehl

Bib Number: 29
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

Ryan Air
YKHC Diabetes
The Hound House
Erich Kuball

Ken Acton
Alaska Commercial Company
Aniak Light and Power.

Awards

Herbie Nayokpuk Herbie Nayokpuk — Sponsored by Northern Air Cargo

2018 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Willow 3/04 14:54:00 16
Yentna 3/04 18:48:00 16 3/04 18:52:00 16 0h 4m 3h 54m 10.77 42
Skwentna 3/05 01:02:00 16 3/05 01:07:00 16 0h 5m 6h 10m 4.86 30
Finger Lake 3/05 05:44:00 16 3/05 09:52:00 16 4h 8m 4h 37m 8.66 40
Rainy Pass 3/05 13:22:00 16 3/05 13:28:00 16 0h 6m 3h 30m 8.57 30
Rohn 3/05 21:42:00 16 3/05 22:01:00 16 0h 19m 8h 14m 4.25 35
Nikolai 3/06 11:09:00 16 3/06 16:21:00 15 5h 12m 13h 8m 5.71 75
McGrath 3/06 23:44:00 15 3/06 23:46:00 15 0h 2m 7h 23m 6.50 48
Takotna 3/07 02:22:00 15 3/08 03:40:00 14 25h 18m 2h 36m 6.92 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/08 06:04:00 14 3/08 06:06:00 14 0h 2m 2h 24m 9.58 ✔ 23
Iditarod 3/08 19:32:00 14 3/08 23:42:00 13 4h 10m 13h 26m 5.96 ✔ 80
Shageluk 3/09 07:25:00 13 3/09 15:25:00 13 8h 0m 7h 43m 7.13 ✔ ✔ 55
Anvik 3/09 19:02:00 13 3/09 19:06:00 13 0h 4m 3h 37m 6.91 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/09 21:48:00 13 3/10 04:19:00 13 6h 31m 2h 42m 6.67 ✔ ✔ 18
Kaltag 3/11 01:10:00 13 3/11 07:29:00 12 5h 19m 20h 51m 5.85 ✔ ✔ 122
Unalakleet 3/11 22:37:00 12 3/12 03:31:00 12 4h 54m 15h 8m 5.62 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/12 09:16:00 12 3/12 15:23:00 12 6h 7m 5h 45m 6.96 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/12 23:23:00 12 3/13 04:16:00 11 4h 53m 8h 0m 6.25 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/13 10:35:00 11 3/13 13:51:00 11 3h 16m 6h 19m 7.60 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/13 20:49:00 11 3/14 04:49:00 11 8h 0m 6h 58m 6.60 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/14 11:20:00 11 3/14 11:23:00 10 0h 3m 6h 31m 8.44 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/14 14:19:47 10 2h 56m 7.50 ✔ ✔ 22