Jim Keller’s Blog

Mar
03

2017 – 45th IDITAROD

This is our 11th year sponsoring Dallas Seavey and what an awesome sled ride it has been! The official Mushers Banquet was last night in Anchorage, AK and there are 72 Mushers competing. Defending Champ Dallas drew bib #18 and […]

Mar
14

DAY 9 – 2016 IDITAROD – 44th ANNUAL RUNNING

J. J. Keller Musher Dallas Seavey has a five mile lead on his father, Mitch Seavey. Brent Sass is five miles behind Mitch. Dallas is the only musher at White Mountain, where each Musher takes a mandatory 8-hour rest. Then […]

Mar
11

Day 6 – 2016 IDITAROD – 44th Annual Running

Day 6 is shaping up to be the start of the racing aspect of this sport. The leaderboard is somewhat misleading because it shows Dallas #16 is still in Ruby but he’s been on the move for a few hours. […]

Mar
09

Day 4 – 2016 IDITAROD – 44th Annual Running

Dallas Seavey – Bib #16, three-time reigning Champion, has taken the lead and is resting at mile 362. He is probably going to be declaring his 24-hour layover at Cripple (mile 425). First to arrive receives $3,000 in gold. He […]

Mar
06

2016 IDITAROD – 44th Annual Race

WILLOW LAKE, AK – 85 Mushers left for Nome, AK., on March 6. Bib #2 left at 2 pm AKST and every 2 minutes another Musher leaves the chute. Bib #1 is reserved for the honorary Musher. Three-time & reigning […]

Mar
02

2016 IDITAROD – 44th Annual Race

The International Sled Dog Race in Alaska starts this Saturday in Anchorage and restarts on Sunday in Willow. Our three-time & reigning Champion Dallas Seavey is very upbeat and has been training like never before. In a recent phone call […]

Feb
18

2016 IDITAROD – 44th Annual Race

The start of the famous International Sled Dog Race across Alaska is only a few weeks away. 86 Mushers with their Teams of 16 Athletes will compete for 1,000 miles. The winner receives $70,000 cash & a new Pickup Truck. […]

Feb
10

2016 IDITAROD

This is my first Blog using new technology and posting on our revised Web Site! If you read the 2016 Press Release on this site, you will see that this is our 10th Year Sponsoring 3 time Champion Musher Dallas […]

Mar
18

J. J. Keller Mushers Dallas and Mitch Seavey Dominate 2015 Iditarod With 1st and 2nd Places

Neenah, WI – The Seavey family has done it again! Dallas Seavey, age 28, has won the 2015 Iditarod, and his father, Mitch Seavey, age 55, has captured second place. Dallas, sponsored by James and Rosanne Keller (representing J. J. […]

Mar
15

43rd IDITAROD

We are leaving for the Arctic at noon so here are the latest race updates. The trail is cold and fast but the race is heating up. Temps as low as 45 below have not slowed down the dogs. Some of […]