December 9, 2018

Musher Details

2013 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Malinda Tjelta

Malinda Tjelta

Bib Number: 2
Hometown: Sheyenne, ND


Biography

Malinda Tjelta, 15, has been running dogs since 2008. She says she “read a book in reading class and got two retired lead dogs and it’s been an adventure ever since.” She is in 10th grade at Sheyenne Public School where she participates in track, FFA and Student Council. She also enjoys goat tying and reading, riding horses and rodeoing. She says she is the oldest of five kids and her whole family runs dogs. The have a kennel of 36. She plans to go to college to become an architect and says she will continue mushing.

Sponsors

Devil's Lake Animal Clinic, ND
Peak Performance Physical Therapy & Sports Medicing,ND
Benson Harvesting, ND
Mackrill Bees, ND


2013 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Knik Lake Start 02/23/2013 10:02:00 10 1
Burma Road Crossing (Out) 02/23/2013 11:33:00 10 02/23/2013 11:33:00 10 0h 0m 1h 31m 9.23 14
Su River Crossing (Out) 02/23/2013 14:17:00 10 02/23/2013 14:17:00 10 0h 0m 2h 44m 9.15 25
Eagle Song Lodge (Out) 02/23/2013 16:07:00 10 02/23/2013 16:07:00 10 0h 0m 1h 50m 8.18 15
Yentna Station 02/23/2013 19:23:00 10 02/24/2013 05:47:00 10 10h 24m 3h 16m 6.12 20
Eagle Song Lodge (In) 02/24/2013 08:16:00 10 02/24/2013 08:16:00 10 0h 0m 2h 29m 8.05 20
Su River Crossing (In) 02/24/2013 09:50:00 10 02/24/2013 09:50:00 10 0h 0m 1h 34m 9.57 15
Old Hunter Trail Head 02/24/2013 12:05:00 10 02/24/2013 12:05:00 10 0h 0m 2h 15m 8.89 20
Willow Community Center - Finish 02/24/2013 14:45:16 10 2h 40m 7.50 20