Paige Drobny

43 year old Yukon Quest veteran

My Sponsors:
Clear Alaskan Glacier; Chevrolet, Buick, GMC of Fairbanks; ManMat; T Rose Veterinary Clinc; Woodland Wellness Center; DogPaddle Design; Big Dan's Trucking; Sirius Sled Dogs; Ursa Major Distilling; Sterling Auction Service

Nationality: American
Current Residence: Ester, AK
Occupation(s): Fisheries Biologist
Kennel Name: Squid Acres Kennel
Name Origination: I studied squid for my Master's degree.
Kennel Bloodlines: SQUIDS!
Breeds: Alaska Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 55


Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
12

Tell us about your dogs?
We have a bunch of 2 year olds that will be running this year. I have no doubt Sable will be leading them. This will be her 13th thousand mile race at 8 years old. She is small, rotund and hy to strangers but she will do anything for us!

How did you get started running dogs?
We got a few dogs from the Fairbanks shelter and were hooked!

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Being outside and testing our stamina in the cold

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
To get a bunch of young dogs across the finish line.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
Anything Trey puts on my Ipod

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
We have litter themes. Our pups this year are named after Russians. He have another litter of cars that turn 2 this year that will be seeing the trail for the first time. Volt, Astro, El Camino, Coupe de Ville, Onix, Sierra, Iroc and Trax will join their older siblings Chevelle, Nova and Cuda.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2017 YQ - 4th 2017 Copper Basin - 2nd

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2018 - Scratched
2017 4 10d 16h 22m
2016 14 11d 15h 24m
2012 14 11d 21h 17m