Honorary Mushers

Stan & Sally Smith Honored by Jr. Iditarod

The Jr. Iditarod salutes Stan as Sally Smith as the honorary mushers for the 2017 race. The Smiths will be wearing bib #1 for the start of the 40th Jr. Iditarod. The race will begin on Saturday Feb 25th at 10:00 am within shouting distance of Joe and Vi Redington’s former home place on Knik Lake. …


2013 Honorary Musher, Scooter Newman

2013 Honorary Musher, Scooter Newman by Terrie  Hanke Scooter Newman has been recognized by the Board of Directors as the Honorary Musher for the 2013 Jr. Iditarod. Scooter was born in Los Angeles, California. The family moved to Lawson, Missouri where she attended grade school. About the time she celebrated her 13th  birthday, Scooter and …