Jim Keller’s Blog

Mar
12

43rd IDITAROD

We are into the 4th day of racing, and a lot of things are happening on the trail. All of the race checkpoints are below zero. -35 and -44 have been reported on videos I have seen. There is a […]

Mar
10

43rd IDITAROD

The race is into the second day, and there must be a very fast trail. Rerouting from Fairbanks shortened the trail by 17 miles, but they also left on Monday, 20 hours later. Not having to run through the mountain range […]

Mar
03

43rd IDITAROD

The 43rd Iditarod will start in Anchorage, AK on Saturday, March 7, at 10am AKST. 78 Musher’s have been training for months to compete in the Last Great Race on Earth! For only the 2nd time, the restart will take place in […]

Mar
11

J. J. Keller Musher Dallas Seavey Wins Iditarod in Record-breaking Time

Neenah, WI – Dallas Seavey has done it again. In what has been called one of the most improbable finishes in Iditarod history, Seavey (Bib #14) – a musher sponsored by James and Rosanne Keller (representing J. J. Keller & […]

Mar
06

2014 IDITAROD – Mushing for a 3-PEAT

Wrapping up day 4 will be interesting. There are 56 Mushers on the trail, and 13 have scratched or been withdrawn. Christian the Aussie that drives Dallas’ puppy team has been quoted, “It took me 24 hours to get through […]

Mar
03

2014 IDITAROD – Mushing for a 3-PEAT

As day 1 comes to a close, there are a lot of Mushers bunched up. The re-start was yesterday at 5pm WI time, so this will be the official starting point. When each Musher declares their 8-hour layover, then all the Mushers times […]

Feb
25

2014 IDITAROD – Mushing for a 3-PEAT

The 42nd Iditarod starts Saturday, March 1 in downtown Anchorage at 10am AKST. The official restart takes off from Willow, 80 miles north, at 2pm on Sunday, March 2. 71 Mushers and their teams of 16 athletes try to be […]

Mar
13

J. J. Keller-sponsored Musher Mitch Seavey Wins Iditarod 2013

J. J. Keller-sponsored Musher Mitch Seavey Wins Iditarod 2013; Dallas Seavey Places 4th Neenah, WI – When it comes to winning the Iditarod, the Seaveys make it a family affair and break records in the process. Mitch Seavey (age 53) […]