January 22, 2018

Musher Details

2012 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Benjamin Lyon

Benjamin Lyon

Bib Number: 4
Hometown: Sterling, Alaska


Biography

Benjamin, 15, started running with Conway Seavey about four years ago. He ran the Willow Jr. 100 last year and finished 2nd. He is homeschooled and in the ninth grade. Through the school he participates in shop (small engines and mechanics) and trapline and riding lessons. He enjoys horseback riding. He is one of seven children and has family members who have also run the Jr. Iditarod and the Iditarod. He isn’t sure what he will do when he finishes high school or whether he will continue mushing.

Sponsors

G and S Construction
Seavey Iditarod Racing Team
Bear Trail Lodge

RidgewayFarms
Grandma Hazel
Real Alaskan Vacations in Cooper Landing

Awards

Rookie of the Year

2012 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Knik Lake Start 02/25/2012 00:00:00 02/25/2012 10:06:00 10 10h 6m 0
Burma Road Crossing (Out) 02/25/2012 11:33:00 10 02/25/2012 11:33:00 10 0h 0m 1h 27m 10.34 15
Su River Crossing (Out) 02/25/2012 13:54:00 10 02/25/2012 13:54:00 10 0h 0m 2h 21m 10.64 25
Eagle Song Lodge (Out) 02/25/2012 15:21:00 10 02/25/2012 15:22:00 10 0h 1m 1h 27m 10.34 15
Yentna Station 02/25/2012 17:31:00 10 02/26/2012 03:54:00 9 10h 23m 2h 9m 9.30 20
Eagle Song Lodge (In) 02/26/2012 06:45:00 9 02/26/2012 06:45:00 9 0h 0m 2h 51m 7.02 20
Su River Crossing (In) 02/26/2012 08:55:00 9 02/26/2012 08:55:00 9 0h 0m 2h 10m 6.92 15
Old Hunter Trail Head 02/26/2012 11:42:00 9 02/26/2012 11:42:00 9 0h 0m 2h 47m 7.19 20
Willow Lake - Finish 02/26/2012 15:53:00 9 4h 11m 4.78 20