December 7, 2023

Musher Details

2009 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Taylar Holt

Taylar Holt

Bib Number: 5
Hometown: North Pole, Alaska


Taylar Holt, 14, says she started mushing because “it’s just what my family does and so I do it too. Kind of have too.? She says, “I have watched my brother and sisters race all my life. I thought I would try it and see if I like it.? Her brother has run the Jr. Iditarod and is entered this year, her sister is a Jr. Iditarod veteran and her dad is an Iditarod veteran. Taylor is a freshman at North Pole High School where she participates in volleyball, basketball and softball. She says she also loves to read. She plans to go to college and doesn’t know whether she’ll continue mushing. She says, “It depends.”


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2009 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Knik Lake 02/28/2009 10:00:00 9 02/28/2009 10:09:00 9 0h 9m 0
Burma Road 02/28/2009 12:59:00 9 02/28/2009 12:59:00 9 0h 0m 2h 50m 8.82 25
Susitna River (Out) 02/28/2009 17:21:00 9 02/28/2009 17:21:00 9 0h 0m 4h 22m 5.73 25
Eagle Song (Out) 02/28/2009 19:46:00 9 02/28/2009 20:08:00 8 0h 22m 2h 25m 6.21 Scratched @2125 15