October 18, 2018

Musher Details

2007 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Garry McKeller

Garry McKeller

Bib Number: 16
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 Roalof, Anchorage
Captain T (Patricia Guillen), Seward
Tug Bar, Knik


2007 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Knik Lake (Start) 02/24/2007 10:30:00 10 02/24/2007 10:30:00 10 0h 0m 0
Burma Road (Out) 02/24/2007 11:25:00 10 02/24/2007 11:25:00 10 0h 0m 0h 55m 12.00 11
Big Susitna (Out) 02/24/2007 13:49:00 10 02/24/2007 13:49:00 10 0h 0m 2h 24m 10.83 26
Eagle Song Lodge (Out) 02/24/2007 15:37:00 10 02/24/2007 15:37:00 9 0h 0m 1h 48m 8.33 15
Yentna 02/24/2007 18:10:00 9 02/25/2007 04:32:00 9 10h 22m 2h 33m 9.80 25
Eagle Song Lodge (In) 02/25/2007 07:04:00 9 02/25/2007 07:04:00 9 0h 0m 2h 32m 9.87 25
Scary Tree (In) 02/25/2007 08:36:00 9 02/25/2007 08:36:00 9 0h 0m 1h 32m 3.26 5
Willow (Finish) 02/25/2007 12:39:36 9 4h 3m 8.64 35