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Richie Diehl

Bib Number: 6
Hometown: Aniak, Alaska


Biography

Richie Diehl, 35, 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 ten 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 seven times, his best finish being sixth in 2018. He lists his hobbies as hunting, flying, fishing and boating.

Sponsors

Ryan Air
Northern Air Cargo
The Hound House Restaurant Erich Kuball
Ken Acton
Dr. Carson’s Drew’s Foundation

Knik Construction
Aniak Light & Power
BTI
Paul Hansen


2021 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 8hr 24hr
Deshka Landing N 3/07 14:08:00 14
Skwentna N 3/07 22:07:00 14 3/07 23:04:00 14 0h 57m 7h 59m 8.39 67
Finger Lake N 3/08 03:08:00 14 3/08 06:17:00 14 3h 9m 4h 4m 9.84 40
Rainy Pass N 3/08 09:14:00 14 3/08 09:20:00 14 0h 6m 2h 57m 10.17 30
Rohn N 3/08 17:05:00 14 3/08 17:25:00 14 0h 20m 7h 45m 4.52 35
Nikolai N 3/09 06:40:00 14 3/09 10:46:00 14 4h 6m 13h 15m 5.66 75
McGrath N 3/09 17:35:00 14 3/10 18:59:00 14 25h 24m 6h 49m 7.04 ✔ 48
Ophir N 3/10 23:27:00 14 3/11 02:27:00 14 3h 0m 4h 28m 9.18 ✔ 41
Iditarod N 3/11 16:30:00 14 3/11 16:37:00 13 0h 7m 14h 3m 5.69 ✔ 80
Ophir S 3/12 06:23:00 13 3/12 14:23:00 13 8h 0m 13h 46m 5.81 ✔ ✔ 80
McGrath S 3/12 19:13:00 13 3/12 23:22:00 13 4h 9m 4h 50m 8.48 ✔ ✔ 41
Nikolai S 3/13 05:42:00 13 3/13 09:52:00 13 4h 10m 6h 20m 7.58 ✔ ✔ 48
Rohn S 3/14 01:18:00 13 3/14 01:36:00 10 0h 18m 15h 26m 4.86 ✔ ✔ 75
Rainy Pass S 3/14 07:16:00 10 3/14 07:22:00 10 0h 6m 4h 40m 7.50 ✔ ✔ 35
Finger Lake S 3/14 15:52:00 10 3/14 15:56:00 9 0h 4m 8h 30m 3.53 ✔ ✔ 30
Skwentna S 3/14 22:07:00 9 3/15 06:07:00 9 8h 0m 6h 11m 6.47 ✔ ✔ 40
Deshka Landing S 3/15 15:26:52 9 9h 19m 7.19 ✔ ✔ 67