May 28, 2024

Musher Details

2009 Jr. Iditarod » Mushers » Kristen Crain

Kristen Crain

Bib Number: 9
Hometown: Talkeetna, Alaska


Kristen Crain, 17, says she began mushing in 1997 “because of my dad.” She’s run the Jr. Iditarod twice. A senior at Su Valley High School, she participates in band and the Battle of the books. She participates in band and Battle of the Books. Kristen says she enjoys the mountain dulcimer, the viola and reading. She plans to go to UAA and hopes to continue mushing after college.


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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 8 02/28/2009 10:17:00 8 0h 17m 0
Burma Road 02/28/2009 14:11:00 8 02/28/2009 14:11:00 8 0h 0m 3h 54m 6.41 25
Susitna River (Out) 02/28/2009 19:28:00 8 02/28/2009 19:28:00 8 0h 0m 5h 17m 4.73 Scratched 25