December 16, 2018

Musher Details

2017 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Colby Spears

Colby Spears

Bib Number: 2
Hometown: Wasilla, Alaska


Biography

Colby Spears, 15, an 9th grader at Matsu Central High School, just began mushing in 2016. He says he started mushing because “Ray and Jessica were very influential.” He finished second in the 2017 Jr. Iditarod, his first competitive race. He enjoys riding snowmachines, fishing and hunting. Colby says, “I am the youngest of three kids. I enjoy training new lead dogs. I like being active in almost all sports.” He wants to become a pilot and says he does plan to continue mushing.


2017 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Knik Lake 02/25/2017 10:02:00 10 0
Burma Road 02/25/2017 11:01:00 10 02/25/2017 11:01:00 10 0h 0m 0h 59m 18.31 18
Su River Crossing 02/25/2017 13:30:00 10 02/25/2017 13:30:00 10 0h 0m 2h 29m 8.86 22
Eagle Song 02/25/2017 15:10:00 10 02/25/2017 15:11:00 10 0h 1m 1h 40m 9.00 15
Yentna Station 02/25/2017 17:51:00 10 02/26/2017 04:15:00 10 10h 24m 2h 40m 7.50 ✔ 20
Eagle Song 02/26/2017 06:19:00 10 02/26/2017 06:20:00 10 0h 1m 2h 4m 9.68 ✔ 20
Su River Crossing 02/26/2017 09:00:00 10 02/26/2017 09:10:00 10 0h 10m 2h 40m 5.63 ✔ 15
Old Hunter Trail Head 02/26/2017 10:01:00 10 02/26/2017 10:01:00 10 0h 0m 0h 51m 25.88 ✔ 22
Willow Community Center 02/26/2017 12:06:02 10 2h 5m 8.64 ✔ 18