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Iditarod Top Musher History from 1973 - 2014


Year Musher Lead Dog(s) Time / h:m:s
1973   
Dick Wilmarth, Alaska - Red Devil Hotfoot 20 Days, 00:49:41
1974 Carl Huntington
Nugget 20 Days, 15:02:07
1975 Emmitt Peters, Alaska - Ruby
Nugget and Digger 14 Days, 14:43:45
1976 Gerald Riley, Alaska Puppy and Sugar 18 Days, 22:58:17
1977 Rick Swenson, Alaska - Two Rivers  Andy and Old Buddy 16 Days, 16:27:13
1978 Dick Mackey, Alaska - Coldfoot
Skipper and Shrew 14 Days, 18:52:24
1979 Rick Swenson, Alaska - Two Rivers (2)  Andy and Old Buddy 15 Days, 10:37:47
1980 Joe May Wilbur and Cora Gray 14 Days, 07:11:51
1981 Rick Swenson, Alaska - Two Rivers (3) Andy and Slick 12 Days, 08:45:02
1982 Rick Swenson, Alaska - Two Rivers (4)
Andy 16 Days, 04:40:10
1983 Rick Mackey, Alaska - Coldfoot (2)
Preacher and Jody 12 Days, 14:10:44
1984 Dean Osmar Red and Bullet 12 Days, 15:07:33
1985 Libby Riddles, Alaska - Shaktoolik
Axle and Dugan 18 Days, 00:20:17
1986 Susan Butcher, Alaska - Fairbanks ✝
Granite and Mattie 11 Days, 15:06:00
1987 Susan Butcher, Alaska - Fairbanks ✝ (2)    
Granite and Mattie 11 Days, 02:05:13
1988 Susan Butcher, Alaska - Fairbanks ✝ (3) Granite and Tolstoi 11 Days, 11:41:40
1989 Joe Runyan Rambo and Ferlin the Husky    
11 Days, 05:24:34
1990 Susan Butcher, Alaska - Fairbanks ✝ (4)
Sluggo and Lightning 11 Days, 01:53:23
1991 Rick Swenson, Alaska - Two Rivers (5) Goose 12 Days, 16:34:39
1992 Martin Buser, Switzerland
Tyrone and D2 10 Days, 19:17:15
1993 Jeff King, Alaska - Denali Park Herbie and Kitty 10 Days, 15:38:15
1994 Martin Buser, Switzerland (2)
D2 and Dave 10 Days, 13:05:39
1995 Doug Swingley, Montana - Lincoln Vic and Elmer 10 Days, 13:02:39
1996 Jeff King, Alaska - Denali Park (2) Jake and Booster 09 Days, 05:43:13
1997 Martin Buser, Switzerland (3) Blondie and Fearless 09 Days, 08:30:45
1998 Jeff King, Alaska - Denali Park (3) Red and Jenna 09 Days, 05:52:26
1999 Doug Swingley, Montana - Lincoln (2) Stormy, Cola and Elmer 09 Days, 14:31:07
2000 Doug Swingley, Montana - Lincoln (3) Stormy and Cola 09 Days, 00:58:06
2001 Doug Swingley, Montana - Lincoln (4) Stormy and Peppy 09 Days, 19:55:50
2002 Martin Buser, Switzerland (4) Bronson 08 Days, 22:46:02
2003 Robert Sorlie, Norway Tipp 09 Days, 15:47:36
2004 Mitch Seavey, Alaska - Sterling Tread 09 Days, 12:20:22
2005 Robert Sorlie, Norway (2) Sox and Blue 09 Days, 18:39:30
2006 Jeff King, Alaska - Denali Park (4) Salem and Bronte 09 Days, 11:11:36
2007 Lance Mackey, Alaska - Fox Larry and Lippy 09 Days, 05:08:41
2008 Lance Mackey, Alaska - Fox (2) Larry and Hobo 09 Days, 11:46:48
2009 Lance Mackey, Alaska - Fox (3) Larry and Maple 09 Days, 21:38:46
2010 Lance Mackey, Alaska - Fox (4) Maple 08 Days, 23:59:09
2011 John Baker, Alaska - Kotzebue Velvet and Snickers 08 Days, 19:46:39
2012 Dallas Seavey, Alaska - Seward
Guiness and Diesel
09 Days, 04:29:26
2013 Mitch Seavey, Alaska - Seward Tanner and Taurus
09 Days, 22:39:56
2014 Dallas Seavey, Alaska - Seward Beetle and Reef 8 Days, 13:04:19