October 17, 2018

Musher Details

2016 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Kevin Harper

Kevin Harper

Bib Number: 7
Hometown: Wasilla, Alaska


Biography

Kevin Harper, 17, moved to Alaska from Washington, where he was involved with wrestling and soccer. Five years ago he and his brother, Ben, started mushing with Ray Redington, Jr. He, since, gave up other sports and concentrates on mushing. His first race was the 2014 Jr. Iditarod in which he finished third. Last year he was the Jr. Iditarod champion. Kevin is a senior at Wasilla High School. He says his hobbies are just about anything outdoors, including hunting, fishing and snow machining. He plans to go to college in Alaska and get his pilot’s license. He says he will continue mushing.

Sponsors

Ray & Julia Redington

Awards

Blue Harness Lead Dog

2016 Standings

Checkpoint Time In Dogs In Time Out Dogs Out Rest Time Previous Layover Status Distance
Enroute Time Speed (mph) 10hr
Willow Community Center 02/27/2016 10:12:00 10 0
Old Hunter Trail Head 02/27/2016 11:40:00 10 02/27/2016 11:40:00 10 0h 0m 1h 28m 12.27 18
Eagle Song 02/27/2016 14:37:00 10 02/27/2016 14:38:00 10 0h 1m 2h 57m 12.54 37
Yentna Station 02/27/2016 16:41:00 10 02/28/2016 02:49:00 10 10h 8m 2h 3m 9.76 ✔ 20
Eagle Song 02/28/2016 04:47:00 10 02/28/2016 04:48:00 10 0h 1m 1h 58m 10.17 ✔ 20
Su River Crossing 02/28/2016 06:05:00 10 02/28/2016 06:05:00 10 0h 0m 1h 17m 11.69 ✔ 15
Old Hunter Trail Head 02/28/2016 07:47:00 10 02/28/2016 07:47:00 10 0h 0m 1h 42m 12.94 ✔ 22
Willow Community Center 02/28/2016 09:21:04 10 1h 34m 11.49 ✔ 18