Overview

Since the inaugural year of 2000 only 60 Individuals have finished the 1000 mile race to Nome, only seven of those have been women. 39 bikers, 15 runners, 4 skiers.

Finishes Name
9 finishes Tim Hewitt
4 Finishes Phil Hofstetter
3 Finishes

Marco Berni
Andrew Heading
Jay Petervary
Bob Ostrom
Beat Jegerlehner

2 Finishes

Mike Curiak
Carl Hutchings
Roberto Ghidoni
Peter Basinger
Mike Madden
Tom Jarding
Tracey Petervary
Shawn McTaggart
Aidan Harding
Sebastiano Favaro
Ausilia Vistarini
Jan Kopka
Pavel Richtr
Jeff Oatley

Finishes Name
USA (lower 48) 18
USA - Alaska 12
Italy 7
UK 5
Slovenia 1
Canada 4
Czech Republic 2
Germany 2* 800 miles 2003
Netherlands 1
Australia 1
New Zealand 1
Swiss 1
South Africa 1* 800 miles 2003
Scotland 1
Austria 1* unofficial time
France 1* unofficial time

2017

6 racers finished the 1000 mile race to Nome. 25 racers were signed up this year.
2017 presented some of the coldest conditions early on in the race with -60 wind chills between Puntilla and Rohn on the 35 mile mile longer Hells Gate Route. The -30-40 temperatures persisted until the racers arrived on the Yukon River. The coast was sunny and nice with very little winds this year however. Frostbite and a stomach illness took out many racers early on in the race with several racers dropping our early and several more stopping and finishing in McGrath.

Name Time Method Country
Jay Cable 17 days 3 hours 37 min Bike Fairbanks, Alaska USA
RJ Sauer 17 days 19 hours 51 min Bike Vancouver, Canada
Tim Hewitt 18 days 3 hours 44 min Bike Pennsylvania, USA
Martijn Boonman 19 days 23 hours 31 min Bike Netherlands
Troy Sczurkowski 20 days 4 hours 8 min Bike Australia
Petr Ineman 20 days 4 hours 8 min Bike Czech Republic

2016

14 racers in the 1000 mile race to Nome.

2016 provided the racers with hard packed and fast trail conditions throughout the race again to see those finishing times. Had it not been for Phil Hofstetters mechanicals on his bike he had a good chance in breaking Jeff Oatley's 2014 fastest time.

Name Time Method Country
Phil Hofstetter 11 days 5 hours 15 min Bike Alaska-USA
Bill Fleming 12 days 8 hours 40 min Bike Alaska-USA
Kyle Amstadter 12 days 8 hours 40 min Bike Alaska-USA
Jay Cable 12 days 8 hours 40 min Bike Alaska-USA
Bob Ostrom 15 days 8 hours 30 min Bike Alaska-USA
Jill Homer 17 days 3 hours 46 min Bike California- USA
Mike Beiergrohslein 17 days 7 hours 47 min Bike Alaska-USA
Troy Szcurkowski 18 days 6 hours 59 min Bike Australia
Bill Dent 19 days 4 hours 37 min Bike UK
Donald Kane 19 days 4 hours 37 min Bike Scotland
Tim Hewitt 19 days 9 hours 38 min Foot Pennsylvania-USA
Beat Jegerlehner 24 days 3 hours 59 min Foot California- USA
Eric Johnson 25 days 18 hours 24 min Foot Utah -USA
Klaus Schweinberger 29 days 23 hours 7 min Foot Austria

2015

4 racers finished the 1000 mile race to Nome.
Champions Jay Petervary and Jeff Oatley finish in 15 days 6 hours 29 minutes. Jay wins by half a wheel length. Nome local Phil finishes in second place. Pavel Richtr from the Czech Republic finishes in fourth place. After the initial sprint race to McGrath fresh snow followed by high winds created drifted in soft trails combined with several days of -40 F and colder on the way to Nome.

Name Time Method Country
Jay Petervary 15 days 6 hours 29 min Bike USA - Idaho
Jeff Oatley 15 days 6 hours 29 min Bike USA - Alaska
Phil Hofstetter 15 days 23 hours 53 min Bike USA - Alaska
Pavel Richtr 18 days 4 hours 59 min Bike Czech Republic

2014

The 2014 1000 mile race to Nome has the most finisher in one year so far, 16 finishers, last year we had 8 finishers which was a record number of finishers. Loreen Hewitt now holds the fastest time on foot for a woman to Nome 26 days 6 hours 59 minutes. Andrew Heading joins an eltite group with three Nome finishes and Tim Hewitt is in a class of his own with 8 finishes in Nome.

Name Time Method Country
Jeff Oatley 10 days 2 hrs 53 min Bike Fairbanks- Alaska
Aidan Harding 11 days 4 h 15 min Bike United Kingdom
Phil Hofstetter 12 days 6 hours Bike Nome Alaska
Pavel Richtr 12 days 21 h 34 min Bike Czech Republic
Jan Kopka 13 days 5 h 40 min Bike Czech Republic
Andrew Heading 16 days 20 hrs 30 min Bike United Kingdom
RJ Sauer 16 days 20 hrs 30 min Bike Canada
Robert Ostrom 16 days 20 hrs 30 min Bike Anchorage-Alaska
Ausilia Vistarini 17 days 6 h 25 min Bike Italy
Sebastiano Favaro 17 days 6 h 25 min Bike Italy
John Logar 23 days 23 h 10 min Foot West Virginia - USA
Beat Jegerlehner 25 days 12 h 52 min Foot California - USA
Donald Kane 26 days 5 hours Bike Scotland
Loreen Hewitt 26 days 6 h 59 min Foot Pennsylvania - USA
Tim Hewitt 26 days 6 h 59 min Foot Pennsylvania -USA
Shawn McTaggart 28 days 17 h 30 min Foot Palmer- Alaska - USA

2013

Special mention has to be made to Tim Hewitt, who has completed his seventh finish in Nome, and was selfsupported, unassisted carrying his own food & fuel for 24 days. Shawn also set the new female foot record with a time of 30 days, 18 hrs and 10 mins.

Name Time Method Country
Bob Ostrom 20 days 16 hrs Bike USA - Alaska
Ausilia Vistrarini 22 days 7 hrs Bike Italy
Sebastiano Favaro 22 days 7 hrs Bike Italy
Tim Hewitt

24 days 20 hrs 31min
*unsupported,unassisted

Foot USA - Pennsylvania
Beat Jegerlehner 28 days 4 hrs Foot USA - California
Marco Berni 28 days 4 hrs Foot Italy
Shawn McTaggart 30 days 12 hrs 10 min Foot USA - Alaska
Klaus Schweinberger 31 days 12 hrs 15 min
(Unofficial Finish)
Foot Austria

2012

No racers continued on to Nome due to poor trail conditions

2011

Aidan was the first to finish the 1000 mile by single speed, while Tracey was the first woman to complete the Southern Route, and Tim finished his 6th race, and set a new overall course record for foot travel.

Name Time Method Country
Jay Petervary 17 days 6 hrs Bike USA - Idaho
Aidan Harding 17 days 9 hrs 15 min Bike Italy
Tracey Petervary 18 days 6 hrs 30 min Bike USA - Idaho
Tim Hewitt 20 days 7 hrs 17 min Foot USA - Pennsylvania
Jerym Brunton 27 days Foot New Zealand

2010

Tracey set the new female overall course record for the 1000 miles

Name Time Method Country
Phil Hofstetter 17 days 9 hrs 30min Bike USA - Alaska
Tracey Petervary 18 days 6 hrs Bike USA - Idaho
Jay Petervary 18 days 6hrs Bike USA - Idaho
Tom Jarding 20 days 14 hrs 45 min Foot USA - Pennsylvania
Tim Hewitt 22 days 4 hrs 15 min Foot USA - Pennsylvania

2009

Name Time Method Country
Tim Hewitt 25 days 9 hrs 29 min Foot USA - Pennsylvania
Marco Berni 30 days 12 hrs Foot Italy

2008

Kathi became the first female to finish the 1000 mile route on a bike

Name Time Method Country
Peter Basinger 18 days 4 hrs 33 min Bike USA - Alaska
Carl Hutchings 18 days 12 hrs 30 min Bike UK
Rok Kovac 18 days 21hrs 20 min Bike Slovenia
Tim Hewitt 24 days 6 hrs 28 min Foot USA - Pennsylvania
Kathi Merchant 25 days 12 hrs 58 min Bike USA - Alaska
Bill Merchant 25 days 12 hrs 58 min Bike USA - Alaska

2007

Name Time Method Country
Jan Kopka 23 days 2 hrs 42 min Bike Czech Republic
Jose Dundee 24 days 3 hrs 30 min Bike USA - Massachusetts

2006

Name Time Method Country
Wilko van der Akker 26 days 10 hrs 4 min Foot Netherlands
Marco Berni 30 days 21 hrs Foot Italy

2005

Name Time Method Country
Carl Hutchings 22 days 47 min Bike UK
Dimitri Kieffer 37 Days
(Unofficial Finish)
Foot France

2004

Name Time Method Country
Tim Hewitt 23 days 22 hrs 10 mi Foot USA - Pennsylvania

2003

Due to warm temperatures, we had a course change

Name Time Method Country
Roberto Ghidoni 18 days 6 hrs 30 min Foot Italy
Peter Basinger 20 days Bike USA- Alaska
Eric Warkentin 20 days Bike USA - California
Tom Possert 23 days Foot USA - Ohio
Julian Crabtree 27 days Foot South Africa
Alex Bellini 27 days Foot Italy
Christian Sterr 30 days Ski Germany
Barbara Schwarzmann 30 days Ski Germany

2002

Mike Curiak set the overall Alaska Ultra Sport course record for the 1000 mile routes

Name Time Method Country
Mike Curiak 17 days 2 hrs Bike USA - Colarado
Andy Heading 18 days 4 hrs Bike UK
Alan Sheldon 18 days 24 rs Bike UK
Mike Madden 18 days 4 hrs Bike USA - Minnesota
Eris Zama 19 days 6 hrs 30 min Bike Italy
Maurizio Doro 19 days 6hrs 30 min Bike Italy
Roberto Ghidoni 22 days 6 hrs 6 min Foot Italy

2001

Name Time Method Country
Andy Heading 26 days 5 hrs 7 min Bike UK
Mike Estes 26 days 5 hrs 7 min Bike USA - Alaska
Tim Hewitt 26 days 20 hrs 46 min Foot USA - Pennsylvania
Tom Jarding 26 days 20 hrs 46 min Foot USA - Pennsylvania

2000

Mike Curiak set the Iditasport overall course record

Name Time Method Country
Mike Curiak 15 days 1 hr 15 min Bike USA - Colorado
Jon Kirschke 15 days 5 hrs Bike USA - Arizona
Greg Blackwell 15 days 9 hrs Bike Canada
Pat Norwill 16 days 23 hrs Bike USA - Washington
John Stamstad 18 days 4 hrs 30 min Bike USA - Washington
Mike Madden 18 days 4 hrs 30 min Bike USA - Minnesota
Sam Newbury 21 days 8 hrs Bike

USA - Alaska

Dave Norona 33 days 4 hrs 30 min Ski Canada
Kevin Vallely 33 days 4 hrs 30 mi

Ski Canada
Janine Duplessis 41 days 10 hrs 30 min
Foot USA - Washington
John Wagner 41 days 10 hrs 30 min
Foot USA - Washington
Andy Stearns 44 days Ski USA- Alaska