January 19, 2018

Musher Details

2011 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Shameka Nelson

Shameka Nelson

Bib Number: 13
Hometown: Anchor Point, Alaska


Biography

Shameka Nelson, 17, began mushing when she was seven years old, introduced to it b her grandmother, Joanne. She ran the Jr. Iditarod in 2008 and 2009. This year in addition to the Jr. Iditarod, she plans to run the Tustumena 100 and the Willow 100. A junior at Homer High School, Shameka participates in the school choir. She says she enjoys hanging out with friends, driving, snow machining and snowboarding. She is writing a biography that she hopes to have published by “O” magazine. She’s on page 300. Shameka plans to “attend college in a warm climate” and pursue a medical career.

Sponsors

The Wonder Worker
Back 20 Kennels
Uncle Tim & Family
Anchor Point Greenhouse
Anchor Point Chamber of Commerce
Norm & Nancy Monroe
Tustumena 200


Jim & Mary-Anne @ Prairie Built
Ron Wilhoit

A very special thanks to Jane and all the folks at Cold Spot Feeds, Inc.
"I am dedicating this race to my Uncle Clarence, R.I.P."


2011 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Knik Lake - Start 02/26/2011 00:00:00 02/26/2011 10:24:00 10 10h 24m 0
Burma Road Crossing (Out) 02/26/2011 11:56:00 10 02/26/2011 11:56:00 10 0h 0m 1h 32m 11.09 17
Su River Crossing (Out) 02/26/2011 14:20:00 10 02/26/2011 14:20:00 10 0h 0m 2h 24m 9.58 23
Eagle Song Lodge (Out) 02/26/2011 16:05:00 10 02/26/2011 16:08:00 9 0h 3m 1h 45m 8.57 15
Yentna Station 02/26/2011 18:45:00 9 02/27/2011 04:49:00 8 10h 4m 2h 37m 7.64 20
Eagle Song Lodge (In) 02/27/2011 07:09:00 8 02/27/2011 07:10:00 8 0h 1m 2h 20m 8.57 20
Su River Crossing (In) 02/27/2011 08:54:00 8 02/27/2011 08:54:00 8 0h 0m 1h 44m 8.65 15
Old Hunter Trail Head 02/27/2011 11:03:00 8 02/27/2011 11:03:00 8 0h 0m 2h 9m 8.37 18
Willow Lake - Finish 02/27/2011 13:43:00 8 2h 40m 8.25 22