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

Ken Acton
Alaska Commercial Company
Aniak Light & Power
Dr. Carson


2019 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Willow 3/03 14:54:00 14
Yentna 3/03 18:49:00 14 3/03 18:53:00 14 0h 4m 3h 55m 10.72 42
Skwentna 3/04 01:04:00 14 3/04 01:07:00 14 0h 3m 6h 11m 4.85 30
Finger Lake 3/04 05:42:00 14 3/04 09:48:00 14 4h 6m 4h 35m 8.73 40
Rainy Pass 3/04 12:58:00 14 3/04 16:42:00 14 3h 44m 3h 10m 9.47 30
Rohn 3/04 20:30:00 14 3/04 20:41:00 14 0h 11m 3h 48m 9.21 35
Nikolai 3/05 09:27:00 14 3/05 14:30:00 14 5h 3m 12h 46m 5.87 75
McGrath 3/05 20:47:00 14 3/05 20:50:00 14 0h 3m 6h 17m 7.64 48
Takotna 3/05 23:18:00 14 3/07 00:06:00 14 24h 48m 2h 28m 7.30 ✔ 18
Ophir 3/07 02:44:00 14 3/07 02:46:00 14 0h 2m 2h 38m 8.73 ✔ 23
Iditarod 3/07 16:51:00 14 3/07 21:49:00 14 4h 58m 14h 5m 5.68 ✔ 80
Shageluk 3/08 05:28:00 14 3/08 13:31:00 14 8h 3m 7h 39m 7.19 ✔ ✔ 55
Anvik 3/08 16:45:00 14 3/08 16:48:00 13 0h 3m 3h 14m 7.73 ✔ ✔ 25
Grayling 3/08 19:15:00 13 3/08 23:28:00 13 4h 13m 2h 27m 7.35 ✔ ✔ 18
Eagle Island 3/09 06:44:00 13 3/09 12:51:00 11 6h 7m 7h 16m 8.53 ✔ ✔ 62
Kaltag 3/10 01:54:00 11 3/10 13:25:00 10 10h 31m 13h 3m 4.60 ✔ ✔ 60
Unalakleet 3/11 04:51:00 10 3/11 09:55:00 10 5h 4m 15h 26m 5.51 ✔ ✔ 85
Shaktoolik 3/11 15:46:00 10 3/11 20:59:00 10 5h 13m 5h 51m 6.84 ✔ ✔ 40
Koyuk 3/12 05:18:00 10 3/12 11:23:00 10 6h 5m 8h 19m 6.01 ✔ ✔ 50
Elim 3/12 18:10:00 10 3/12 22:08:00 10 3h 58m 6h 47m 7.08 ✔ ✔ 48
White Mountain 3/13 05:46:00 10 3/13 13:46:00 9 8h 0m 7h 38m 6.03 ✔ ✔ 46
Safety 3/13 22:04:00 9 3/13 22:06:00 9 0h 2m 8h 18m 6.63 ✔ ✔ 55
Nome 3/14 01:40:14 9 3h 34m 6.17 ✔ ✔ 22