January 22, 2018

Musher Details

2006 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Garry McKeller

Garry McKeller

Bib Number: 54
Hometown: Willow, Alaska


Biography

Garry McKeller, 17, was born and raised in Alaska. He began mushing in 1999 and has completed the Jr. Iditarod three times. Last year, his fellow mushers voted for Garry to receive the Sportsmanship Award. He is homeschooled and is a senior in high school. He participates in small engines, welding and carpentry. He says he enjoys fishing, trapping and rafting. His goal is to become a river guide. He has worked summers two years out of Seward deck handing on a charter boat. This summer he bought a new raft to start river guiding and sight seeing out of Willow next summer. He plans to continue mushing and wants to run the Iditarod.

Sponsors

Christine Rolafs


2006 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Willow - Start 02/25/2006 10:46:00 10 02/25/2006 10:46:00 10 0h 0m 0
Deshka Landing - Out 02/25/2006 11:40:00 10 02/25/2006 11:40:00 10 0h 0m 0h 54m 11.11 10
Scary Tree - Out 02/25/2006 13:36:00 10 02/25/2006 13:36:00 10 0h 0m 1h 56m 7.76 15
Eagle Song Lodge - Out 02/25/2006 16:36:00 10 02/25/2006 16:48:00 9 0h 12m 3h 0m 6.33 19
Yentna Station 02/25/2006 19:59:00 9 02/26/2006 06:29:00 9 10h 30m 3h 11m 7.85 25
Eagle Song Lodge - In 02/26/2006 09:10:00 9 02/26/2006 09:15:00 9 0h 5m 2h 41m 9.32 25
Scary Tree - In 02/26/2006 11:42:00 9 02/26/2006 11:42:00 9 0h 0m 2h 27m 7.76 19
Deshka Landing - In 02/26/2006 13:35:00 9 02/26/2006 13:37:00 9 0h 2m 1h 53m 7.96 15
Willow - Finish 02/26/2006 15:35:24 9 1h 58m 5.08 10