Misha Wiljes

50 year old Yukon Quest veteran

My Sponsors:
ManMat, Family, Friends, Dogs and Kennel Sponsors

Nationality: Czech / American
Current Residence: Willow
Occupation(s): Postal Clerk
Kennel Name: WWkennel
Name Origination: It means Wiljes Willow kennel
Kennel Bloodlines: King, Redington
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 24

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?

Tell us about your dogs?
Our dogs are between 2 and 9 years old. We have 4 race rookies and we are looking forward to seeing them happy and healthy at the finish line.

How did you get started running dogs?
I was a dog handler for Charlie Boulding

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
to be out on the trail enjoying the company of my dogs

Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
Willow Dog Mushers

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
I like new adventures and hope to finish with a happy healthy team.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
I like to sound of nature

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
Most of our dogs came to our kennel with their names

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2018 Iditarod 45th, 2017 Iditarod 54th

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2013 - Scratch
2012 17 12d 11h 33m