January 22, 2018

Musher Details

2009 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Garry McKeller

Garry McKeller

Bib Number: 13
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 Roalofs
Captain "T" Guillen
Nomad Kennels


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 10 02/28/2009 10:25:00 10 0h 25m 0
Burma Road 02/28/2009 13:13:00 10 02/28/2009 13:13:00 10 0h 0m 2h 48m 8.93 25
Susitna River (Out) 02/28/2009 17:02:00 10 02/28/2009 17:02:00 10 0h 0m 3h 49m 6.55 25
Eagle Song (Out) 02/28/2009 19:02:00 10 02/28/2009 19:04:00 10 0h 2m 2h 0m 7.50 15
Yentna Station (Out) 02/28/2009 22:31:00 10 03/01/2009 08:45:00 10 10h 14m 3h 27m 5.80 20
Eagle Song (In) 03/01/2009 11:37:00 10 03/01/2009 11:38:00 10 0h 1m 2h 52m 6.98 20
Susitna River (In) 03/01/2009 13:40:00 10 03/01/2009 13:40:00 10 0h 0m 2h 2m 7.38 15
Willow Lake 03/01/2009 18:38:36 10 4h 58m 6.04 30