October 24, 2021

Musher Details

2019 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Cassidy Meyer

Cassidy Meyer

Bib Number: 8
Hometown: Fairbanks, Alaska


Biography

Cassidy Meyer, 17, says s he was born into mushing. Her family moved to Alaska to mush dogs so she has been out camping and mushing all her life. Her family started out with a recreational team until they ran the first race in 2017. Some of their dogs have been raised right in their kennel. Cassidy, a junior at West Valley High School in Fairbanks, is a competitive rock climber, an aspiring writer and she says, of course, a musher. She has run the Jr. Iditarod twice, in 2019 and 2020. She isn’t sure what she will do after high school but says she will continue mushing.

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2019 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Knik Lake 02/23/2019 10:12:00 10 0
Su River 02/23/2019 14:00:00 10 02/23/2019 14:00:00 10 0h 0m 3h 48m 10.53 40
Eagle Song 02/23/2019 16:52:00 10 02/23/2019 16:52:00 10 0h 0m 2h 52m 5.23 15
Yentna Station 02/23/2019 20:03:00 10 02/24/2019 06:07:00 10 10h 4m 3h 11m 6.28 ✔ 20
Eagle Song 02/24/2019 08:52:00 10 02/24/2019 08:52:00 10 0h 0m 2h 45m 7.27 ✔ 20
Old Hunter Trail 02/24/2019 13:39:00 10 02/24/2019 13:39:00 10 0h 0m 4h 47m 7.74 ✔ 37
Willow Community Center 02/24/2019 16:18:30 9 2h 39m 6.79 ✔ 18