Michelle Phillips

50 year old Yukon Quest veteran

My Sponsors:
Alaska RV Discovery Tours, Raising Good, Tutshi Sleddog Tours, Carstar, Honda, Terry and Lauri Sutherland,many friends and family

Nationality: Canadian
Current Residence: 10 Mile, YT
Occupation(s): Musher
Kennel Name: Tagish Lake Kennel
Name Origination: We live near the lake
Kennel Bloodlines: Our own, Redington, Osmar
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 60

Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?

Tell us about your dogs?
My team is all pups raised by ourselves at Tagish Lake Kennel. This is our family and we love trailing together down the trail.

How did you get started running dogs?
I met Ed

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
Being with my pack, travelling in incredible country

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
To do the best I can

What music do you listen to on the trail?
So many types!

How did your dogs get their names?/ How do you choose names?
Different themes and sometimes they just suit the name they have!

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2018 - Iditarod - 18th, 2017 - Iditarod - 13th, 2017 - YQ300 - 1st, 2015 - YQ300 - 1st

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2009 5 10d 09h 41m
2008 4 11d 10h 21m
2007 6 11d 01h 47m
2006 8 11d 09h 10m
2004 8 12d 03h 46m